Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID33176: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 11, 2018

2018-07-11T14:25:34
ID CISCO-THREAT-58421
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2018-07-11T14:25:34

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

58421

First Published:

2018 July 11 14:25 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 (RuleID33176) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Dhl checklist.rar / Dhl checklist.exe
| 713,728
| 0x43DB8ED19689F9ED388AB48B84865177

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

> Subject: AWB 3177594836.

> Message Body:

>
Dear Customer,
The shipment is pending for checklist confirmation from your end.
Please do refer to the attached checklist & provide your confirmation at the earliest.
Sincerely,
DHL Delivery Team

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 July 11, 2018. | — | 2018-July-11
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