Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID10894: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 1, 2014

2014-08-01T19:44:51
ID CISCO-THREAT-35145
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-08-01T19:44:51

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

35145

First Published:

2014 August 1 19:44 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 (RuleID10894) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
invoice_copy_1293091.zip / invoice copy June.exe
| 73,728
| 0x892F99D00C9593711A4CED876D8340AF

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

> Message Body:

Hello,
Please can you let me have a payment date for the attached June Invoice?
Kind Regards
Sue Mockridge
Accounts Administrator
'(Main) 01884242626 '(Direct Dial) 01884 250764
Please consider the environment before printing
Broad Oak Toiletries Ltd, Tiverton, Tiverton Way, Tiverton Business Park, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 6TG
Registered No. 1971053 England & Wales
Telephone: +44 (0) 1884 242626
Facsimile: +44 (0) 1884 242602

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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