Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID11306: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 28, 2014

2014-08-28T13:03:52
ID CISCO-THREAT-35463
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-08-28T13:03:52

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

35463

First Published:

2014 August 28 13:03 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 (RuleID11306) may contain the following files:
Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Instruction.zip / Instruction.Doc
| 80,650
| 0xE1676B76FB38D666BC920C7EF5B61612

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

> Subject: Your Order No 5012192 | Mob Inc.

Message Body:

Thank you for ordering from Mobile Inc.
This message is to inform you that your order has been received
and is currently being processed.
Your order reference is 800593-046194.
You will need this in all correspondence.
This receipt is NOT proof of purchase. We will send a printed
invoice by mail to your billing address.
You have chosen to pay by credit card.
Your card will be charged for the amount of 20.51 USD
and "Mobile Inc." will appear next to the charge on your statement.
Your purchase information:
hxxp://nidra.com.br/Instruction.zip?Generate_to_client: linda_83@iobox.com
Mobile Inc.
Schurz Malinda

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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