Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID32946: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on June 12, 2018

2018-06-12T15:55:44
ID CISCO-THREAT-58153
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2018-06-12T15:55:44

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

58153

First Published:

2018 June 12 15:55 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 (RuleID32946) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
PO.gz / PO.exe
| 659,456
| 0x5724BF92AD1308C3865A499926722B0E

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

> Subject: Purchase contract | FOB XXXXX XXXXX

> Message Body:

>
Dear, Please find attached herewith the Purchase Order . Kindly acknowledge the receipt of this mail. Also kindly assure that the deliveries are made as per the schedule mentioned in the PO. Kind Regards

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 12, 2018. | — | 2018-June-12
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