Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID11465: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 8, 2014

2014-09-08T19:09:45
ID CISCO-THREAT-35646
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-09-08T19:09:45

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

35646

First Published:

2014 September 8 19:09 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 (RuleID11465) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Package.zip / 45675665665.scr
| 177,664
| 0x667D2CA14F57E6A9CB180A96B3C4551D

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

> Subject: Kermit Gamble your manager FEDEX

Message Body:

Dear Customer!
We tried to deliver your package on September 7th, 2014, 10:20 AM.
The delivery attempt failed because the address was business closed or nobody could sign for it.
To pick up the parcel,please, print the invoice that is attached to this email and visit Fedex office indicated in the invoice.
If the package is not picked up within 48 hours, it will be returned to the shipper.
Label/Receipt Number: 45675665665
Expected Delivery Date: September 7th, 2014
Class: International Package Service
Service(s): Delivery Confirmation
Status: Notification sent
Thank you
Copyright© 2014 FEDEX. All Rights Reserved.
** This is an automatically generated email, please do not reply
**

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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