Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID11164: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 18, 2014

2014-08-18T18:15:53
ID CISCO-THREAT-35330
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-08-18T18:15:53

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

35330

First Published:

2014 August 18 18:15 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 (RuleID11164) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Notification.zip / Notification.scr
| 19,456
| 0x56A4D509C6C9274F5C8081C67246E277

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

> Subject: Notification of direct debit of fees

Message Body:

**Notification Date: 18/08/2014
Notification Number: 354488282
Mandate Number: 8038060

THIS IS AN AUTO NOTIFICATION EMAIL. DO NOT REPLY TO THE SENDER OF THIS EMAIL. IF YOU HAVE A QUERY PLEASE REFER TO THE INFORMATION BELOW ###

This is notification that Land Registry will debit 425.00 GBP from your nominated account on or as soon as possible before 12/05/2014.
Details of fees that we shall be collecting by direct debit for the applications charged are now available to view.
You can access these by opening attached report.
If you have an enquiry relating to your VDD account please contact Customer Support at customersupport@landregistry.gsi.gov.uk or call on 0844 892 1111. For all enquiries, please quote your key number.
Thank you,
Land Registry
Land Registry is the definitive source of information for more than 23 million property titles in England and Wales. Since 1862 we have provided security and confidence in one of the most active property and mortgage markets in the world. We are working to support economic growth and data transparency as part of the Public Data Group. Find out more at www.landregistry.gov.uk
If you have received this e-mail and it was not intended for you, please let us know, and then delete it. Please treat our communications in confidence, as you would expect us to treat yours. Land Registry checks all mail and attachments for known viruses, however, you are advised that you open any attachments at your own risk.
The original of this email was scanned for viruses by the Government Secure Intranet virus scanning service supplied by Vodafone in partnership with Symantec. (CCTM Certificate Number 2009/09/0052.) On leaving the GSi this email was certified virus free.
Communications via the GSi may be automatically logged, monitored and/or recorded for legal purposes.
1.This e-mail and any files or documents transmitted with it are confidential and intended solely for the use of the intended recipient. Unauthorised use, disclosure or copying is strictly prohibited and may be unlawful. If you have received this e-mail in error, please notify the sender at the above address and then delete the e-mail from your system. 2. If you suspect that this e-mail may have been intercepted or amended, please notify the sender. 3. Any opinions expressed in this e-mail are those of the individual sender and not necessarily those of QualitySolicitors Punch Robson. 4. Please note that this e-mail and any attachments have been created in the knowledge that internet e-mail is not a 100% secure communications medium. It is your responsibility to ensure that they are actually virus free. No responsibility is accepted by QualitySolicitors Punch Robson for any loss or damage arising from the receipt of this e-mail or its contents. QualitySolicitors Punch Robson:
Main office 35 Albert Road Middlesbrough TS1 1NU Telephone 01642 230700. Offices also at 34 Myton Road, Ingleby Barwick, Stockton On Tees, TS17 0WG Telephone 01642 754050 and Unit E, Parkway Centre, Coulby Newham, Middlesbrough TS8 0TJ Telephone 01642 233980 VAT no. 499 1588 77. Authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (57864). A full list of Partners names is available from any of our offices. For further details, please visit our website hxxp://www.qualitysolicitors.com/punchrobson**

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-18 18:15 GMT
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