Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID33035: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on June 22, 2018

2018-06-22T13:39:07
ID CISCO-THREAT-58270
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2018-06-22T13:39:07

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

58270

First Published:

2018 June 22 13:39 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 (RuleID33035) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
201820067464527745_swift_output.rar / 201820067464527745_swift_output.exe
| 974,848
| 0x6EE647921AC662960C6EAFF3AE13597A

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

> Subject: Balance/Final Payment of Usd$80,650 Completed

> Message Body:

>
Good day Sir,
As instructed, funds has been transferred to your account this morning via SWIFT.
Details are as below and a receipt of payment is attached.
Inter-bank Transfer
Reference Number: 059235
Transaction Status: Successful
Transaction Date/Time: 19-06-2018 09:18:55
Transaction Description: Balance/Final Payment
>From Account: 3105234819
Amount: 80,650
Currency: Usd
Bank Charges:$64.05
Note: Bank charges applied
Best Regards,
Accounts Payable

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 22, 2018. | — | 2018-June-22
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