Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID11946: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 13, 2014

2014-10-13T13:38:03
ID CISCO-THREAT-36060
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-10-13T13:38:03

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

36060

First Published:

2014 October 13 13:38 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 (RuleID11946) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
internal_04531572.zip / internal_04531572.scr
| 265,990
| 0xA220E98A13D98AD71940DCE1EFD0F653

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

>
Subject:Fwd: Internal ONLY

Message Body:

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Internal ONLY
Date: Mon, 13 Oct 2014 11:53:47 +0200
From: Administrator
To: mary@maryfessler.com
*Important - Internal ONLY*
File Validity: 09/10/2014
Company: hxxp://maryfessler.com
File Format: Adobe Reader
Legal Copyright: Adobe Corporation.
Original Filename: Internal.pdf

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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