Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID32962: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on June 21, 2018


Medium Alert ID: 58256 First Published: 2018 June 21 19:56 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 (RuleID32962) may contain the following files: **Name** | **Size in Bytes** | **MD5 Checksum** ---|---|--- Outstanding Remittance.zip / Outstanding Remittance.vbs | 511,619 | 0xFE58E9AB647EF0F0A628857FB62F3011 The following text is a sample of the email message that is associated with this threat outbreak: > Subject: **Urgent Attention For Returned Payment/Outstanding Remittance** > Message Body: > **Good day Sir, We have wired the outstanding payment for Apr. and May. to your account but it returned back to us. Our bank advice that you reconfirm your SWIFT CODE immediately. Pls correct/resend entire details again to avoid mistakes. Best regards, President** 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 21, 2018. | — | 2018-June-21 Show Less * * * ## Legal Disclaimer * THIS DOCUMENT IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS AND DOES NOT IMPLY ANY KIND OF GUARANTEE OR WARRANTY, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE. YOUR USE OF THE INFORMATION ON THE DOCUMENT OR MATERIALS LINKED FROM THE DOCUMENT IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. CISCO RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE OR UPDATE ALERTS AT ANY TIME. A standalone copy or paraphrase of the text of this document that omits the distribution URL is an uncontrolled copy and may lack important information or contain factual errors. The information in this document is intended for end users of Cisco products