Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID33004: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on June 20, 2018

2018-06-20T14:51:54
ID CISCO-THREAT-58233
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2018-06-20T14:51:54

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

58233

First Published:

2018 June 20 14:51 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 (RuleID33004) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
RFQ-Order4565.rar / RFQ-Order4565.exe
| 381,952
| 0x4CF5F862470D87A04E8CE35AD6502E06

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

> Subject: New order for the quarter (Revert back)

> Message Body:

>
Good day,
Please, kindly quote your best prices for our attached order. Your
company
came highly recommended for this order.
For item No 1,4,6 & 7..give your best prices for we wish to make large
order.
Revert back to us as soon as possible.
Cementaid (Hong Kong) Limited
Address: Lot DD 77, Ping Che Road, Fanling, N.T.

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 20, 2018. | — | 2018-June-20
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