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Threat Outbreak Alert

Threat Outbreak Alert: Fake Haber Turk Internet Newspaper News E-mail Messages on August 2, 2011

 
Threat Type:IntelliShield: Threat Outbreak Alert
IntelliShield ID:23819
Version:1
First Published:2011 August 02 14:47 GMT
Last Published:2011 August 02 14:47 GMT
Port: Not available
Urgency:Possible use
Credibility:Confirmed
Severity:Harassment
 
Version Summary:

Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity on August 2, 2011.

 

Description
 

Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity related to Turkish-language spam e-mail messages that claim to contain a Haber Turk Internet newspaper news.  The text in the e-mail message requests the recipient to open the attachment and view the details.  However, the .zip attachment contains a malicious .exe file that, when executed, attempts to infect the system with malicious code.

E-mail messages that are related to this threat (RuleID3580) may contain the following files:

Ses_Kaydi.zip
Ko?aner'in Gizli Ses Kay?tlar?.exe

The Ko?aner'in Gizli Ses Kay?tlar?.exe file in the Ses_Kaydi.zip has a file size of 347,136 bytes.  The MD5 checksum, which is a unique identifier of the executable, is the following string: 0xB6014660C38D2C5D207553E6A80AAF26

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

Subject: Genelkurmay Baskani Orgeneral Isik Kosaner'in Hakaret Dolu S?ylemleri

Message Body:

Genelkurmay Baskani Orgeneral Isik Kosaner'in Cumhurbaskani G?l ve Basbakan Erdogan'a hak?ret dolu s?ylemlerinin gizli ses kayitlari , istifanin altinda yatan gizli GER?EKLER
Y?ksek Askeri Sura(YAS) ?ncesi alinan istifa s?recinde ge?en hafta Basbakan Recep Tayyip Erdogan ile Genelkurmay Baskani Orgeneral Isik Kosaner ?? kez g?r?st?.
Ilk g?r?sme, 26.07.2011 Sali g?n? Erdogan, Kosaneri Merkez Binada kabul? ile ger?eklesti. 28.07.2011 Persembe g?n? ise Cumhurbaskani Abdullah G?l, K?skte Basbakan Recep Tayyip Erdogani kabul ederek haftalik olagan g?r?smesini ger?eklestirdi. Ardindan da Erdogan, Genelkurmay Baskani Orgeneral Isik Kosaneri Resmi Konutta kabul ederek, haftalik olagan g?r?smesini ger?eklestirdi. 29.07.2011 Cuma g?n? ???nc? ve son g?r?sme ise K?skte Cumhurbaskani G?l?n ev sahipliginde ger?eklesti. Zirvenin ardindan aksam saatlerinde Kosanerin istifasi geldi.Istifanin ardindan bug?n internet sitelerinde Orgeneral Isik Kosaner'in, Cumhurbaskani Abdullah G?l ve Basbakan Recep Tayyip Erdoganla 29.07.2011 Cuma g?n? yaptiklari g?r?smenin gizli ses kayitlari yayinlandi.Yayinlanmasinin ardindan Telekom?nikasyon Iletisim Baskanligi (TIB)'in yogun baskilari dolayisiyla ses kayitlarinin internette a?ik bir sekilde yayinlanmasi yasaklanmistir.
Fakat haber degeri tasimasi ve bilgi edinme ?zg?rl?g?ne olan inancimiz dogrultusunda siz takip?ilerimize bu ?zel haberi servis etmeyi bir g?rev biliyoruz.
NOT: Haber ile ilgili ses kaydi e-posta ekindedir.
HABERTURK.COM T?RKIYENIN EN B?Y?K INTERNET GAZETESI
5651 Sayili Yasanin ilgili bentleri gerek?esiyle "bilgi edinme ?zg?rl?g?n?n kisitlanamayacagi genel yayin olmadigi s?rece ?zel bilgilendirme yapilabilecegi" kanun h?km?ne dayanilarak ?zel bilgilendirme yapilmaktadir.
5651 Sayili INTERNET ORTAMINDA YAPILAN YAYINLARIN D?ZENLENMESI VE BU YAYINLAR YOLUYLA ISLENEN SU?LARLA M?CADELE EDILMESI HAKKINDA KANUN'un YER SAGLAYICININ Y?K?ML?L?KLERI
MADDE 5- (1) Yer saglayici, yer sagladigi i?erigi kontrol etmek veya hukuka aykiri bir faaliyetin s?z konusu olup olmadigini arastirmakla y?k?ml? degildir.
(2) Yer  saglayici,  yer  sagladigi  hukuka aykiri i?erikten, ceza sorumlulugu ile ilgili h?k?mler  sakli  kalmak  kaydiyla,  bu  Kanunun 8 inci ve 9 uncu maddelerine g?re haberdar edilmesi halinde ve teknik olarak imk?n bulundugu ?l??de hukuka aykiri i?erigi yayindan kaldirmakla y?k?ml?d?r.
 
Cisco Security Intelligence Operations analysts examine real-world e-mail traffic data that is collected from over 100,000 contributing organizations worldwide. This data helps provide a range of information about and analysis of global e-mail security threats and trends. Cisco will continue to monitor this threat and automatically adapt IronPort systems to protect customers. This report will be updated if there are significant changes or if the risk to end users increases.

Cisco IronPort Virus Outbreak Filters protect customers during the critical period between the first exploit of a virus outbreak and the release of vendor antivirus signatures. E-mail that is managed by Cisco and end users who are protected by Cisco IronPort web security appliances will not be impacted by these attacks. Cisco IronPort appliances are automatically updated to prevent both spam e-mail and hostile web URLs from being passed to the end user.

Related Links
Cisco Security Intelligence Operations
Cisco Threat Operations Center
Cisco SenderBase Security Network

 
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