Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID11202: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 21, 2014

2014-08-21T13:09:23
ID CISCO-THREAT-35358
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-08-21T13:09:23

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

35358

First Published:

2014 August 21 13:09 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 (RuleID11202) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
deposit.zip / invoice.exe
| 229,030
| 0xA06F6A1044B712A7CA825BE3E61E8340

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

> Subject:Fwd: Receipt for the Deposit

Message Body:

Begin forwarded message:
> From: Lisa Robinson
> Date: August 20, 2014 12:45:03 PM EDT
> To: Recipients
> Subject: Receipt for the Deposit
> x-antivirus: avast! (VPS 14081900)
> x-antivirus-status: Clean
> return-path:
> received: from ggoserver06.ggo.local (mail.glimmerglass.org [24.39.77.106]) (using TLSv1 with cipher AES128-SHA (128/128 bits)) (No client certificate requested) by mtaig-maa06.mx.aol.com (Internet Inbound) with ESMTPS id 0F0D770000085; Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:45:09 -0400 (EDT)
> received: from acfsrv.acornfabrics.local (88.97.236.188) by ggoserver06.ggo.local (123.132.123.43) with Microsoft SMTP Server id 14.1.323.3; Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:45:08 -0400
> content-type: multipart/alternative; boundary="===============0313339570=="
> mime-version: 1.0
> message-id:
> x-brightmail-tracker:
=
> x-aol-global-disposition: G
> authentication-results: mx.aol.com; spf=none (aol.com: the domain glimmerglass.org appears to have no SPF Record.) smtp.mailfrom=glimmerglass.org;
> x-aol-sid: 3039ac1ade8653f4d0951745
> x-aol-ip: 24.39.77.106
> x-aol-spf: domain : glimmerglass.org SPF : none
>
> Hello,
>
> Thank you for choosing our services.
>
> Please see the receipt of the deposit made today.
> Click here
>

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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