Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID12686: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on December 3, 2014

2014-12-04T14:35:09
ID CISCO-THREAT-36641
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-12-04T14:35:09

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

36641

First Published:

2014 December 4 14:35 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 (RuleID12686) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
INV45995.rar / INV45995.exe
| 706,048
| 0x892382783F1E0AD9E6AFE59130BE7272

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

>
Subject: Re: pls reply

Message Body:

RESENDING
Dear Sir
Please see the attached revised proforma for your reference. Kindly amend
consignee details as highlighted in red ink and confirm in order to
effect payment on the agreed payment terms.
if you have any question or correction, please let me know.
Best Regards,
Ahmad Sadder

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

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
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    1 | Initial Release | | 2014-December-04 14:35 GMT
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