Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID11968: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 14, 2014

2014-10-14T15:13:08
ID CISCO-THREAT-36076
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-10-14T15:13:08

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

36076

First Published:

2014 October 14 15:13 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 (RuleID11968) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Case_9536939335.zip / case_1012.scr
| 116,224
| 0xB2CBB3E8347761BF198690B4AC20C213

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

> Subject: FW: Case - 9536939335

Message Body:

Dun & BradStreet
New Inquiry
New Complaint : 9536939335
Dun & Bradstreet has received the above-referenced complaint from one of your customers regarding their dealings with you. The details of the consumer's concern are included on the reverse. Please review this matter and advise us of your position.
In the interest of time and good customer relations, please provide the DnB with written verification of your position in this matter by October 15 , 2014. Your prompt response will allow DnB to be of service to you and your customer in reaching a mutually agreeable resolution. Please inform us if you have contacted your customer directly and already resolved this matter.
The Dun & Bradstreet develops and maintains Reliability Reports on companies across the United States and Canada . This information is available to the public and is frequently used by potential customers. Your cooperation in responding to this complaint becomes a permanent part of your file with the Dun and BradStreet. Failure to promptly give attention to this matter may be reflected in the report we give to consumers about your company.
We encourage you to print this complaint (attached file), answer the questions and respond to us.
We look forward to your prompt attention to this matter.
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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-October-14 15:13 GMT
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