Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID11133: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 15, 2014

2014-08-15T19:35:29
ID CISCO-THREAT-35306
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-08-15T19:35:29

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

35306

First Published:

2014 August 15 19:35 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 (RuleID11133) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Internal.zip / Internal.exe
| 19,456
| 0xA5AF94FAA9D3874ECB202E17B78234CB

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

> Subject: Fwd: Internal ONLY

Message Body:

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Internal ONLY
Date: Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:55:17 -0600
From: Administrator
To: tony@tonylilley.co.uk
*****Important - Internal ONLY
*
File Validity: 15/07/2014
Company: hxxp://tonylilley.co.uk
File Format: Adobe Reader
Legal Copyright: Adobe Corporation.
Original Filename: Internal.pdf
* Confidentiality Notice *.
This e-mail and any file(s) transmitted with it, is intended for the exclusive use by the person(s) mentioned above as recipient(s).
This e-mail may contain confidential information and/or information protected by intellectual property rights or other rights. If you
are not the intended recipient of this e-mail, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution, copying, or action taken
in relation to the contents of and attachments to this e-mail is strictly prohibited and may be unlawful. If you have received this
e-mail in error, please notify the sender and delete the original and any copies of this e-mail and any printouts immediately from
your system and destroy all copies of it.**

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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