Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID32924: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on June 8, 2018

2018-06-08T18:34:30
ID CISCO-THREAT-58079
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2018-06-08T18:34:30

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

58079

First Published:

2018 June 8 18:34 GMT

Version:

1

Summary

  • Cisco Security has detected significant activity related to spam email messages distributing malicious software.

Email messages that are related to this threat (RuleID32924) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Scan Document.arj / Scan Document.exe
| 610,304
| 0xA681A6B835D3254C3E04CB622C857D5C

The following text is a sample of the email message that is associated with this threat outbreak:

> Subject: New Order

> Message Body:

>
Dear cpoole,
Kindly check the attachment and quote your best offer ASAP
Products marked in red must be of German origin, do not quote them if you do not have them.
We await your quick reply
Thanks & Best regards.
Procurement Officer.

Cisco security appliances can help protect customers during the critical period between the first exploit of a virus outbreak and the release of vendor antivirus signatures. Cisco Web Security Appliances help secure and control web and email traffic by offering layers of malware protection. Cisco security appliances are automatically updated to help prevent both spam email and hostile web URLs from being passed to the end user.

Revision History

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
    ---|---|---|---
    1 | Initial release to report significant activity detected by Cisco Security on June 8, 2018. | — | 2018-June-08
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