Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID12166: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 29, 2014

2014-10-29T15:23:11
ID CISCO-THREAT-36225
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-10-29T15:23:11

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

36225

First Published:

2014 October 29 15:23 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 (RuleID12166) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
order_report_id_7832648762347862378462387468.exe
| 58,880
| 0x0AAC9D0535CFD0C2B447B48A7FF728F8

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

> Subject: Fwd: Alert: Order Details

Message Body:

Hello,
Thank you for your order. We’ll let you know once your item(s) have dispatched.You can view the status of your order or make changes to it by visiting Your Orders on Amazon.com.
Order Details
Order R:131316 Placed on October 09, 2014
Order details and invoice in attached file.
Need to make changes to your order? Visit our Help page for more information and video guides.
We hope to see you again soon. Amazon.com

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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