2013 October 17 18:03 GMT
Email messages that are related to this threat (RuleID7483) may contain the following files:
The Payroll.exe file in the Payroll.zip attachment has a file size of 23,552 bytes. The MD5 checksum, which is a unique identifier of the executable, is the following string: 0xE192181153405158D242E605B6491245
The following text is a sample of the email message that is associated with this threat outbreak:
Please find attached payroll reports for the past months. Remit the new payment by 19/10/2013 as outlines under our payment agreement.
This e-mail has been sent from an automated system. PLEASE DO NOT REPLY.
CONFIDENTIAL NOTICE: The contents of this message, including any attachments, are confidential and are intended solely for the use of the person or entity to whom the message was addressed. If you are not the intended recipient of this message, please be advised that any dissemination, distribution, or use of the contents of this message is strictly prohibited. If you received this message in error, please notify the sender. Please also permanently delete all copies of the original message and any attached documentation. Thank you.
Cisco Security analysts examine real-world email 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 email 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. Email 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 email and hostile web URLs from being passed to the end user.
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