Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID12480: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 18, 2014

2014-11-18T16:18:07
ID CISCO-THREAT-36454
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-11-18T16:18:07

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

36454

First Published:

2014 November 18 16:18 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 (RuleID12480) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
SKMBT2014111400034.rar / SKMBT2014111400034.exe
| 205,824
| 0x74DCFE781CA2115E13378E419256500E

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

> Subject: Re: For our customers notice and profoma

Message Body:

Hello,
Be informed that Mary is no longer with our company,and in view of your
previous dealings with her, i have attached these 2 profoma invoices
with a sample order for your perusal. Kindly consider our offer as we
shall be signing a new contract also.
Kind Regards
Al-Marouf Adeela
Westfair LLC.
' (Main) 01884 242626 ' (Direct Dial) 01884 250764
Please consider the environment before printing
Broad Oak Ltd, Tiverton, Tiverton Way, Tiverton Business Park, Tiverton,
Devon, EX16 6TG
Registered No. 1971053 England & Wales
Telephone: +44 (0) 1884 242626
Facsimile: +44 (0) 1884 242602
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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-November-18 16:18 GMT
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