Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID12759: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on December 8, 2014

2014-12-09T16:22:11
ID CISCO-THREAT-36690
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-12-09T16:22:11

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

36690

First Published:

2014 December 9 16:22 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 (RuleID12759) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
sale2014-12-08_63952109891.zip / sale2014-12-08_61205378576.scr
| Not Available
| 0x6B9A498BE20FD7199C2BC7B478DFDBD0

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

> Subject: Payment info: 63952109891

Message Body:

Afternoon,
Your order #63952109891 will be shipped on 10-12-2014.
Date: December 08, 2014. 01:43pm
Price: £198.22
Transaction number: 94A6272709
Please find the detailed information on your purchase in the attached file sale2014-12-08_63952109891.zip
Yours sincerely,

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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