Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID12279: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 6, 2014

2014-11-06T14:03:02
ID CISCO-THREAT-36341
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-11-06T14:03:02

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

36341

First Published:

2014 November 6 14:03 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 (RuleID12279) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
FAX-646-281-5054.zip / FAX-646-281-5054.exe
| 22,528
| 0x6FECBEEF7792A0EB8DABCF65A6082D54

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

> Subject: You have received a new fax

Message Body:

>
> You have received fax from EPSON34913263 at oyr.org
>
> Scan date: Wed, 5 Nov 2014 10:21:37 -0800
>
> Number of page(s): 75
>
> Resolution: 400x400 DPI
>
> Name: FAX-646-281-5054.pdf
>
> _________
> Attached file is scanned image in PDF format.

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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