Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID11328: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 1, 2014

2014-09-02T13:39:28
ID CISCO-THREAT-35530
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-09-02T13:39:28

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

35530

First Published:

2014 September 2 13:39 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 (RuleID11328) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Payment_Scanned_Copy_pdf.rar / Payment_Scanned_Copy_pdf.exe
| 460,461
| 0x01007F6B7BD943E5236B8C1133666629

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

> Message Body:

Good day
I know you have not heard from me, about the payment from our office, we are sorry for the delay.
Attached is the scan copy of the payment made to your account on behalf of our company.
Please confirm and get back to us, once the money get into your account.
Thanks

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-September-02 13:39 GMT
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