Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID10834: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 29, 2014

2014-07-29T13:39:41
ID CISCO-THREAT-35071
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-07-29T13:39:41

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

35071

First Published:

2014 July 29 13:39 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 (RuleID10834) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
image.rar / image.exe
| 307,296
| 0x6153F44E502971DCCC099D2247F3F8C3

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

> Subject: Payment Slip

Message Body:

Dear Sir/ Madam,
Please find an attached copy of the TT COPY of the invoice for your consideration of an
advanced order with us, please confirm your acceptance and forward it to our office for completion.
Please do not forget to use the enclosed templates, and forward to the sales manager.
Kind regards

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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