Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID11316: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 28, 2014

2014-08-28T19:22:42
ID CISCO-THREAT-35472
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-08-28T19:22:42

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

35472

First Published:

2014 August 28 19:22 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 (RuleID11316) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
FAX503-879-5623.zip / FAX503-879-5623.scr
| 35,840
| 0xE5E1BF209CFC4092E61ACB689D535F51

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

> Subject: [Bulk] 503-879-5623, 1 page(s)

Message Body:

ou have received a new fax. This fax was received by Fax Server.
The fax is attached to this message.
Open the attachment to view your fax.
Received Fax Details
------------------------------------------------------------------
Received on: 08/28/2014 10:14 AM
Number of Pages: 1
>From (ID): 503-879-4123
Duration of Fax: 0:00:26
Transfer Speed: 4400
Received Status: Success
Number of Errors: 0
Port Received: NP_104
-------------------------------------------------------------------
This e-mail has been sent from an automated system.
PLEASE DO NOT REPLY.
The information contained in this message may be privileged, confidential and protected from disclosure.
If the reader of this message is not the intended recipient, or an employee or agent responsible for
delivering this message to the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination,
distribution or copying of this communication is strictly prohibited. If you have received this
communication in error, please notify your representative immediately and delete this message
from your computer. Thank you.

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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