Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID10969: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 6, 2014

2014-08-06T20:39:37
ID CISCO-THREAT-35185
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-08-06T20:39:37

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

35185

First Published:

2014 August 6 20:39 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 (RuleID10969) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Information.zip / Information.Doc
| 43,520
| 0x6469d26afa78b019168cf04f7ae72bf7

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

> Subject: Fwd: payment Information

Message Body:

HEY
Information you requested on payments can be viewed in the attached file.
Mulherin Jo
Tel./Fax.: +44 171 5697826

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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    1 | Initial Release | | 2014-August-06 20:39 GMT
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