Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID11020: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 10, 2014

2014-08-11T17:18:15
ID CISCO-THREAT-35232
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-08-11T17:18:15

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

35232

First Published:

2014 August 11 17:18 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 (RuleID11020) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
FUND TRANSFER.rar / FUND TRANSFER.exe
| 1,008,360
| 0x29998300491BCC236B6E24BDF2E67E09

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

> Subject: Please block

Message Body:

Good Day!
It has been confirmed that the transfer was made back to your account as attached, confirm the swift copy and please contact your bank immediately, sorry for inconvenience. thank you.,
best Regard

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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