Threat Outbreak Alert

Threat Outbreak Alert: Fake German Unpaid Bill Notification E-mail Messages On November 29, 2012.

 
Threat Type:IntelliShield: Threat Outbreak Alert
IntelliShield ID:27472
Version:2
First Published:2012 November 26 13:04 GMT
Last Published:2012 November 29 14:25 GMT
Port: Not available
Urgency:Possible use
Credibility:Confirmed
Severity:Mild Damage
 
Version Summary:Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity on November 29, 2012.
 

Description
 
Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity related to German-language spam e-mail messages which contains an unpaid bill notification for the recipient. The text in the e-mail message attempts to convince the recipient to open the attachment and view the details. However, the .zip attachment contains a malicious .com file that, when executed, attempts to infect the system with malicious code.

E-mail messages that are related to this threat (RuleID4826KVR) may contain the following files:

22.11.2012 Vertrag.zip
Vertrag 22.11.2012 Mahnung.com
Einschreiben.28.11.2012.zip
Rechnung vom 28.11.2012 Vertrag.com

The Vertrag 22.11.2012 Mahnung.com file in the 22.11.2012 Vertrag.zip attachment has a approximate file size of 90,624 bytes. The MD5 checksum is the following string: 0x84740391296E072BE6CC7F935AF43068

The Rechnung vom 28.11.2012 Vertrag.com file in the Einschreiben.28.11.2012.zip attachment has a file size of 100,864 bytes. The MD5 checksum is the following string: 0xAE0FB56363F39E44C101EBCA0F657CC2

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

Subject: ABUSE !!! - > FW: Andr?, Mahnkosten laut Vertrag DE8292412

Message Body:

Sehr geehrte/r Kunde Andr?,

sicherlich ist es Ihnen entgangen, dass die Bezahlfrist der nachfolgenden Rechnung abgelaufen ist. Auf zwei Erinnerungen haben Sie auch nicht reagiert.
Deine Bestellnummer 44083011724
Artikel: IBM 8678278531 921,62 Euro
Zahlungsmethode: Auf Rechnung
Wir verpflichten Sie, die gesammte Summe in den nächsten 7 Tagen zu überweisen. Im Unglücksfall sehen wir uns leider gezwungen, ein Inkassoverfahren in die Wege zu leiten und ein Inkasso Unternehmen für die weiteren Massnahmen zu beauftragen.
Durch entstandene zusätzliche Unkosten anlässlich des Ausgleichs von Gebührenforderungen erheben wir Mahngebühren und Einschreibegebühren in der Höhe von 10.- Euro inkl. MwSt.
Rechnungsdetails und Widerspruch Mitteilung finden Sie im zugefügten Ordner.
Mit freundlichen Grüssen

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 systems to protect customers. This report will be updated if there are significant changes or if the risk to end users increases.

Cisco 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 web security appliances will not be impacted by these attacks. Cisco 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
 
Alert History
 

Version 1, November 26, 2012, 9:04 AM: Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity on November 22, 2012.



Product Sets
 
The security vulnerability applies to the following combinations of products.

Primary Products:
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Associated Products:
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