Threat Outbreak Alert: Fake Failed Package Delivery Notice E-mail Messages on January 31, 2013
IntelliShield: Threat Outbreak Alert
2013 January 31 15:50 GMT
2013 January 31 15:50 GMT
Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity on January 31, 2013.
Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity related to Italian-language spam e-mail messages that claim to contain a shipping delivery failure notification for the recipient.The text in the e-mail message attempts to convince the recipient to follow a link and arrange for redelivery of shipment. However, the link directs the user to a malicious .exe file that, when executed, attempts to infect the system with malicious code.
E-mail messages that are related to this threat (RuleID5178) may contain any of the following file:
The trkCP876751005US.pdf.exe has a file size of 147,968 bytes. The MD5 checksum, which is a unique identifier of the executable, is the following string: 0x7F95F31309C3EB192EAA7330A9672C9B
The following text section is a sample of the e-mail message that is associated with this threat outbreak:
Abbiamo tentato di consegnare il tuo articolo il 30 gennaio 2013, 09:50 AM.
Il tentativo di recapito fallito, perché nessuno era presente nel indirizzo di spedizione, in modo tale notifica è stata inviata automaticamente.
Puoi sistemare riconsegna visitando il link sottostante o prendere l'oggetto al più vicino ufficio postale di consegna indicato sulla ricevuta.
Se il pacchetto non è prevista per la riconsegna o ritirati entro 48 ore, verrà restituita al mittente.
Etichetta/Numero della ricevuta: CP876751005IT
Data di consegna prevista: 01 Febbraio, 2013
Classe: servizi del pacchetto internazionali
servizio(i): la conferma di consegna
Stato: Notifica inviata
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.
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