Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID10748: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 21, 2014

2014-07-21T18:31:55
ID CISCO-THREAT-34998
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-07-21T18:31:55

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

34998

First Published:

2014 July 21 18:31 GMT

Version:

1

Summary

  • Cisco Security has detected significant activity related to spam email messages distributing malicious software.

Email messages that are related to this threat (RuleID10748) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Statement.zip / Statement.scr
| 20,992
| 0x23E32D6A9A881754F1260899CB07AC55

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

> Subject: Statement #2959770

Message Body:

**Attached are the latest statements received from your bank.
Please print this label and fill in the requested information. Once you have filled out
all the information on the form please send it to payroll.invoices@adp.com.
For more details please see the attached file.
Please do not reply to this e-mail, it is an unmonitored mailbox!
Thank you ,
Automatic Data Processing, Inc.
1 ADP Boulevard
Roseland
NJ 07068
© Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP®) . All rights reserved.


This e-mail is confidential. It may also be legally privileged.
If you are not the addressee you may not copy, forward, disclose
or use any part of it. If you have received this message in error,
please delete it and all copies from your system and notify the
sender immediately by return e-mail.
Internet communications cannot be guaranteed to be timely,
secure, error or virus-free. The sender does not accept liability
for any errors or omissions.


Cisco security appliances can help protect customers during the critical period between the first exploit of a virus outbreak and the release of vendor antivirus signatures. Cisco Web Security Appliances help secure and control web and email traffic by offering layers of malware protection. Cisco security appliances are automatically updated to help prevent both spam email and hostile web URLs from being passed to the end user.

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Revision History

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