Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID12514: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 20, 2014

2014-11-21T18:36:05
ID CISCO-THREAT-36488
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-11-21T18:36:05

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

36488

First Published:

2014 November 21 18:36 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 (RuleID12514) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
download 3.rar / fuddede (3).scr
| 269,312
| 0x58CBCCA2019BE27E72EF4BBCA2E3AEF8

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

> Subject: Outstanding Order....Xinbao CONFIRMATION

Message Body:

Hello,
Kindly find enclosed our new PO for your handling.
Please confirm order receipt by return email and arrange delivery accordingly.
Regards
Amanda Au
Group Strategic Purchasing
Hong Kong Telecommunications (HKT) Limited
Tel: (+852) 2888 6947
Fax: (+852) 2307 0445
This message (and any attachments) may contain information that is
confidential, proprietary, privileged or otherwise protected by law.
The message is intended solely for the named addressee (or a person
responsible for delivering it to the addressee). If you are not the
intended recipient of this message, you are not authorized to read,
print, retain, copy or disseminate this message or any part of it. If
you have received this message in error, please destroy the message or
delete it from your system immediately and notify the sender.

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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