Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID12317: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 10, 2014

2014-11-10T15:16:13
ID CISCO-THREAT-36373
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-11-10T15:16:13

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

36373

First Published:

2014 November 10 15:16 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 (RuleID12317) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
TRACKING NUMBER.zip / nov7th.exe
| 683,592
| 0xFE1E0EA299699865F2297BE6C8E24455

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

> Subject:[Fwd: TRACK YOUR ORDER]

Message Body:

Dear Valued Customer
Your supplier has submitted a full set of container clearing documents to
our office for delivery.
Your package has being dispatched accordingly, your TRACKING NUMBER IS:
013109238104
Kindly use the attached tracking platform to track your package with your
tracking number in just one-step.
Best regards,
Customer Service
==============================

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-November-10 15:16 GMT
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