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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 has detected significant activity on August 2, 2011.

 

Description
 

Cisco Security 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 Söylemleri

Message Body:

Genelkurmay Baskani Orgeneral Isik Kosaner'in Cumhurbaskani Gül ve Basbakan Erdogan'a hakâret dolu söylemlerinin gizli ses kayitlari , istifanin altinda yatan gizli GERÇEKLER
Yüksek Askeri Sura(YAS) öncesi alinan istifa sürecinde geçen hafta Basbakan Recep Tayyip Erdogan ile Genelkurmay Baskani Orgeneral Isik Kosaner üç kez görüstü.
Ilk görüsme, 26.07.2011 Sali günü Erdogan, Kosaneri Merkez Binada kabulü ile gerçeklesti. 28.07.2011 Persembe günü ise Cumhurbaskani Abdullah Gül, Köskte Basbakan Recep Tayyip Erdogani kabul ederek haftalik olagan görüsmesini gerçeklestirdi. Ardindan da Erdogan, Genelkurmay Baskani Orgeneral Isik Kosaneri Resmi Konutta kabul ederek, haftalik olagan görüsmesini gerçeklestirdi. 29.07.2011 Cuma günü üçüncü ve son görüsme ise Köskte Cumhurbaskani Gülün ev sahipliginde gerçeklesti. Zirvenin ardindan aksam saatlerinde Kosanerin istifasi geldi.Istifanin ardindan bugün internet sitelerinde Orgeneral Isik Kosaner'in, Cumhurbaskani Abdullah Gül ve Basbakan Recep Tayyip Erdoganla 29.07.2011 Cuma günü yaptiklari görüsmenin gizli ses kayitlari yayinlandi.Yayinlanmasinin ardindan Telekomünikasyon Iletisim Baskanligi (TIB)'in yogun baskilari dolayisiyla ses kayitlarinin internette açik bir sekilde yayinlanmasi yasaklanmistir.
Fakat haber degeri tasimasi ve bilgi edinme özgürlügüne olan inancimiz dogrultusunda siz takipçilerimize bu özel haberi servis etmeyi bir görev biliyoruz.
NOT: Haber ile ilgili ses kaydi e-posta ekindedir.
HABERTURK.COM TÜRKIYENIN EN BÜYÜK INTERNET GAZETESI
5651 Sayili Yasanin ilgili bentleri gerekçesiyle "bilgi edinme özgürlügünün kisitlanamayacagi genel yayin olmadigi sürece özel bilgilendirme yapilabilecegi" kanun hükmüne dayanilarak özel bilgilendirme yapilmaktadir.
5651 Sayili INTERNET ORTAMINDA YAPILAN YAYINLARIN DÜZENLENMESI VE BU YAYINLAR YOLUYLA ISLENEN SUÇLARLA MÜCADELE EDILMESI HAKKINDA KANUN'un YER SAGLAYICININ YÜKÜMLÜLÜKLERI
MADDE 5- (1) Yer saglayici, yer sagladigi içerigi kontrol etmek veya hukuka aykiri bir faaliyetin söz konusu olup olmadigini arastirmakla yükümlü degildir.
(2) Yer  saglayici,  yer  sagladigi  hukuka aykiri içerikten, ceza sorumlulugu ile ilgili hükümler  sakli  kalmak  kaydiyla,  bu  Kanunun 8 inci ve 9 uncu maddelerine göre haberdar edilmesi halinde ve teknik olarak imkân bulundugu ölçüde hukuka aykiri içerigi yayindan kaldirmakla yükümlüdür.
 
Cisco Security 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.

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