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Threat Outbreak Alert

Threat Outbreak Alert: Fake Product Order Shipping Documents E-mail Messages on March 25, 2013

 
Threat Type:IntelliShield: Threat Outbreak Alert
IntelliShield ID:28714
Version:1
First Published:2013 March 25 16:08 GMT
Last Published:2013 March 25 16:08 GMT
Port: Not available
Urgency:Possible use
Credibility:Confirmed
Severity:Mild Damage
 
 
Version Summary:Cisco Security has detected significant activity on March 25, 2013.
 

Description
 
Cisco Security has detected significant activity related to spam e-mail messages that claim to contain shipping documents 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 .exe file that, when executed, attempts to infect the system with malicious code.

E-mail messages that are related to this threat (RuleID5601 and RuleID5601KVR) may contain the following files:

Shipping Documents.exe
Shipping Documents.zip
1363834139.exe
Orders and transfer slip.zip

The Shipping Documents.exe file in the Shipping Documents.zip attachment has a file size of 207,160 bytes. The MD5 checksum, which is a unique identifier of the executable, is the following string: 0x9395437DF5A72212E7EB3BC61D0172FA

The 1363834139.exe file in the Orders and transfer slip.zip attachment has a file size of 207,160 bytes. The MD5 checksum is the following string: 0x66ECAD82FE87DAEC0A7CA8C9079049D7

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

Subject: Re: Shipping Documents, Bill of Lading, Packing List (Attached).

Message Body:

Dear,
Find Attached is the Shipping documents for the Ship out Order.Attached is all Shipping Documents, Bill of Lading, Packing list, certificate of Origin.Please check the attached file to make sure the details are correct before we send to courier. get back to me asap.--
Traspec - Logistics and transport
V.le Italia, 10 - Zona Industriale, Allacciante B C.A.P. 66050, San Salvo (CH) - Abruzzo Tel +39.(0)873.34.15.50 - +39.(0)873.34.20.90 Fax +39.(0)873.54.84.31 E-Mail Addresses:
info@traspec.it, custom@traspec.it, traffico@traspec.it, foreigner@traspec.it</pre>--
Traspec - Logistics and transport
V.le Italia, 10 - Zona Industriale, Allacciante B C.A.P. 66050, San Salvo (CH) - Abruzzo Tel +39.(0)873.34.15.50 - +39.(0)873.34.20.90 Fax +39.(0)873.54.84.31 E-Mail Addresses:
info@traspec.it, custom@traspec.it, traffico@traspec.it, foreigner@traspec.it

Or

Subject: Re: new order and transfer swift copy --

Message Body:

We have attached a copy of our order and swift transfer copy to this email. See attachement for detail and respond at your earliest convenience.
Regards,
Admin Office.

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 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
Cisco Threat Operations Center
Cisco SenderBase Security Network
 
Alert History
 
Initial Release


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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