Threat Outbreak Alert

Threat Outbreak Alert: Fake Telegraphic Transfer E-mail Messages on February 16, 2013

 
Threat Type:IntelliShield: Threat Outbreak Alert
IntelliShield ID:27512
Version:11
First Published:2012 December 01 03:10 GMT
Last Published:2013 February 18 17:04 GMT
Port: Not available
Urgency:Possible use
Credibility:Confirmed
Severity:Mild Damage
 
Version Summary:Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity on February 16, 2013.
 

Description
 
Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity related to spam e-mail messages that claim to contain telegraphic transfer copies and an order for the recipient. The text in the e-mail message attempts to persuade the recipient to open the attachment and view the telegraphic transfer and new order. However, the .zip attachment contains a malicious .scr file that, when executed, attempts to infect the system with malicious code.

E-mail messages that are related to this threat (RuleID4858 and RuleID4858KVR) may contain the following files:

Abdul Aziz Barakat Trading Est.zip
Abdul Aziz Barakat Trading Est..scr
Wire Transfer Copy.zip
best.scr
New Year Purchase.zip
New Year Purchase.scr
PURCHASING ORDER.zip
P.O.scr
Wire Transfer.pdf.zip
tren.scr
Buono regalo Pixmania.zip
Buono regalo Pixmania.scr
Proforma_invoice.zip
Proforma_invoice.scr
Pixmania Gift Voucher.zip
Pixmania Gift Voucher.scr
Prepaymentt PurchaseOrder.zip
New Dede.scr

The file Abdul Aziz Barakat Trading Est..scr in the attachment Abdul Aziz Barakat Trading Est.zip has a file size of 340,480 bytes. The MD5 checksum, which is a unique identifier of the executable, is the following string: 0xD89B8F3AD027A7F80438C0EB2C623BD2

The best.scr file in the Wire Transfer Copy.zip attachment has a file size of 322,781 bytes. The MD5 checksum is the following string: 0x25BC835C1CC9A2E0910BAA1B10711D38

The New Year Purchase.scr file in the New Year Purchase.zip attachment has a file size of 284,672 bytes. The MD5 checksum is the following string: 0x84642F5DC50B10D1DF5E4F39F585CBA0

The P.O.scr file in the PURCHASING ORDER.zip attachment has a file size of 291,328 bytes. The MD5 checksum is the following string: 0x4F2846E91A4CA02B01FFBF4E89478EFF

The tren.scr file in the Wire Transfer.pdf.zip attachment has a file size of 511,777 bytes. The MD5 checksum is the following string: 0xF0ABFF474558C3175380122E4321DE2B

The Buono regalo Pixmania.scr file in the Buono regalo Pixmania.zip attachment has a file size of 62,985 bytes. The MD5 checksum is the following string: 0xCC0FEBA93EAF379241765E387D07F451

A variant of Buono regalo Pixmania.scr file in the Buono regalo Pixmania.zip attachment has a file size of 103,945 bytes. The MD5 checksum is the following string: 0x1548E343942580ADC77F1B30FCC78C40

A third variant of the Buono regalo Pixmania.scr file in the Buono regalo Pixmania.zip attachment has a file size of 83,465 bytes. The MD5 checksum is the following string: 0xF24066020A9B90FFFC6B45702B3728A9

The Proforma_invoice.scr file in the Proforma_invoice.zip has a file size of 1,187,840 bytes. The MD5 checksum is the following string: 0xD427BC100FB3B4A1CCDA3ABBBACA13EE

The Pixmania Gift Voucher.scr file in the Pixmania Gift Voucher.zip attachment has a file size of 62,985 bytes. The MD5 checksum is the following string: 0x1A140963EFC7733C1A4193363325922C

The New Dede.scr file in the Prepaymentt PurchaseOrder.zip attachment has a file size of 254,464 bytes. The MD5 checksum is the following string: 0x6AF8425F32BFD5373F96C1A4B73E4F51

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

Subject: Re: Your T/T Copy and our New Order

Message Body:

Dear sir
Thanks for your mail and kindly see attach your T/T Copy and also our New Order after shipment of our current one which we have just made the balance payment to your bank account we made the previous payment to.
Kindly revert back on confirmation that you have gotten the payment.
Regards
Adel Barakat
General Manger,
Mr. Abdulaziz Barakat

Or

Subject: Wire Transfer ( Credit Alert)

Message Body:

We are presently processing your transfer request. Donwload/view the attachment for final confirmation and respond as quickly as possible.
Bank Transfer Department.

Or

Subject: Buono regalo Pixmania ( Valore 450 € )

Message Body:

bando_top_focus
pix
Gentile Sig./Sig.ra
Luca ha deciso di offrirti 1 buono(i)-regalo del valore unitario di 450 € da usare sul nostro sito.
Valore: 450 €
Il tuo codice:
attaccato alla lettera
Data di scadenza: 2013-02-28
Approfittane
Come usare un buono regalo?
1. Scegli il prodotto che desideri ordinare nel catalogo da più di un milione di articoli di Pixmania.com.
2. Clicca su "Aggiungi al carrello" ed effettua il tuo ordine.
3. Alla fase "Pagamento", indica il codice del buono regalo nell'apposito spazio, poi convalida. Ricorda che è possibile aggiungere altri buoni regalo per pagare il tuo ordine.
4. Non ti resta che goderti i prodotti acquistati.
Sei pregato, tuttavia, di prendere visione delle condizioni d'uso del tuo buono regalo disponibili su questo link.
bando_bot
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Grazie.
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Thank you.
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Or

Message Body:

bando_top_focus
pix
Gentile Sig./Sig.ra
Luca ha deciso di offrirti 1 buono(i)-regalo del valore unitario di 50 € da usare sul nostro sito.
Valore: 50 €
Il tuo codice:
attaccato alla lettera
Data di scadenza: 2013-02-28
Approfittane
Come usare un buono regalo?
1. Scegli il prodotto che desideri ordinare nel catalogo da più di un milione di articoli di Pixmania.com.
2. Clicca su "Aggiungi al carrello" ed effettua il tuo ordine.
3. Alla fase "Pagamento", indica il codice del buono regalo nell'apposito spazio, poi convalida. Ricorda che è possibile aggiungere altri buoni regalo per pagare il tuo ordine.
4. Non ti resta che goderti i prodotti acquistati.
Sei pregato, tuttavia, di prendere visione delle condizioni d'uso del tuo buono regalo disponibili su questo link.

Or

Subject: Greetings

Message Body:

Greetings
Please confirm if the attached account details is correct as we want to
issue out payment of the funds immediately regarding your project.Thank
you
Regards.
Sandy Robin
Ly-Bags Exchange.

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 security appliances 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 security 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 10, February 8, 2013, 7:43 AM: Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity on February 7, 2013.

Version 9, February 6, 2013, 12:28 PM: Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity on February 6, 2013.

Version 8, February 4, 2013, 7:29 AM: Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity on February 3, 2013.

Version 7, January 30, 2013, 10:06 AM: Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity on January 30, 2013.

Version 6, January 25, 2013, 10:29 AM: Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity on January 25, 2013.

Version 5, January 9, 2013, 6:31 AM: Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity on January 8, 2013.

Version 4 January 8, 2013, 10:45 AM: Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity on January 8, 2013.

Version 3, January 7, 2013, 6:26 AM: Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity on January 6, 2013.

Version 2, January 2, 2013, 5:40 AM: Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity on December 24, 2012.

Version 1, November 30, 2012, 6:10 PM: Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity on November 30, 2012.


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

Primary Products:
IntelliShieldThreat Outbreak Alert Original Release Base

Associated Products:
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