Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID10934: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 4, 2014

2014-08-04T20:25:33
ID CISCO-THREAT-35156
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-08-04T20:25:33

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

35156

First Published:

2014 August 4 20:25 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 (RuleID10934) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
2186.cab
| 46,706
| 0x78b272bc37ee966232ff12f50afd609e

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

> Subject: [vorfall:85683001175]

Message Body:

Guten Tag,
Am 30-07-2014 wurde von Ihrem Computer mit der IP-Addresse 179.233.20.252 um 20:33:38 der Film "12 Years a Slave" heruntergeladen. Nach §19a UrhG ist dies eine kriminelle Handlung. Unsere Anwaltskanzlei muss dies ans zuständige Strafgericht weiterleiten, außer Sie Zahlen ein außergerichtliches Bußgeld in Höhe von 392.47 Euro an uns.
Die Rechnung "2186.cab" entnehmen Sie dem Anhang.
Hochachtungsvoll,
Khosro Wrobel
+49 3303 1228 450

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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