Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID11765: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 29, 2014

2014-09-30T12:53:47
ID CISCO-THREAT-35870
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-09-30T12:53:47

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

35870

First Published:

2014 September 30 12:53 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 (RuleID11765) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Product-Sample.rar / Product-Sample.exe
| 788,310
| 0x6752F699BBEC9AAB1D7DA19F0C914DD6

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

> Subject: This email message may contain legally privileged and/or confidential information. If you are not the intended recipient(s), or the employee or agent responsible for the delivery of this message to the intended recipient(s), you are hereby notified that any disclosure, copying, distribution, or use of this email message is prohibited. If you have received this message in error, please notify the sender immediately by e-mail and delete this email message from your computer. Thank you.

Message Body:

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Hi Bitesizers,
Just quick reminder that this week in the Bioscientists' Webinar Festival we have 5 free webinars that will help you to hone your manuscript creation and publication skills.
Here's what's coming up...
Beginners Introduction to R Statistical Software
who: DR. JEREMY CHACON, University of Minnesota
when: 29th of September, 2014. 5pm London, 12pm Boston, 9am San Diego
Click here to grab your seat in this webinar >>
Lay out your manuscripts, theses and reports like a pro with LaTeX for Biologists
who: JOHN HAMMERSLEY, PHD, Founder and CEO at Writelatex Limited
when: 30th of September, 2014. 5pm London, 12pm Boston, 9am San Diego
Click here to grab your seat in this webinar >>
Choosing the Best Journal for Your Paper
who: BEN MUDRAK, PHD, Strategic Accounts Manager at Research Square
when: 1st of October, 2014. 4pm London, 11am Boston, 8am San Diego
Click here to grab your seat in this webinar >>
Tips and Tools for Making your Next Paper Amazing
who: JODE PLANK, PHD, Head of Operations at Rubriq
when: 2nd of October, 2014. 4pm London, 11am Boston, 8am San Diego
Click here to grab your seat in this webinar >>
If English is My Native Language, Why Would I Need Editing
who: KURT SPURLOCK, at American Journal Experts/Research Square
when: 3rd of October, 2014. 4pm London, 11am Boston, 8am San Diego
Click here to grab your seat in this webinar >>
You can see the full line up here or download the beautiful lineup brochure here.
Please pass this on to your colleagues so they can benefit from the wisdom in these presentations! I hope to see you inside the webinars!
Best wishes,

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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