Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID12187: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 30, 2014

2014-10-31T10:27:54
ID CISCO-THREAT-36238
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-10-31T10:27:54

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

36238

First Published:

2014 October 31 10:27 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 (RuleID12187) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Case5PW8S0Q1XNHGOR9.zip / Case_W728BALPBJ8P80G.scr
| 23,040
| 0x0982841C09DEDA2F3830D39D33DEDD56

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

> Subject: Case 5PW8S0Q1XNHGOR9

Message Body:

This message has been generated in response to the company complaint submitted to Companies House WebFiling service.
(CC01) Company Complaint for the above company was accepted on 30/10/2014.
The submission number is 5PW8S0Q1XNHGOR9
Please quote this number in any communications with Companies House.
All WebFiled documents are available to view / download for 10 days after their original submission. However it is not possible to view copies of accounts that were downloaded as templates.
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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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