Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID12867: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on December 15, 2014

2014-12-16T12:23:55
ID CISCO-THREAT-36766
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-12-16T12:23:55

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

36766

First Published:

2014 December 16 12:23 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 (RuleID12867) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
New Prices & Commission Plan.zip / New Prices & Commission Plan.scr
| 505,344
| 0x519BA5A7C98DE8F84F5B790B76E542B2

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

>
Subject: New price list and commission plan

Message Body:

Dear Customer,
We notice you have not made any new orders for quite some time now.
We are sending you our new price list and commission plan, which include
very low prices and great commissions.
We will also give special commissions if you can make any orders between now
and January 31, 2015. And another possibility of increased commission if
order volume increases.
For our new prices and commission plans, please consult the attached brochure.
Should you need any help, please consult me personally.
Regards,
Chen Zhua
Director, India

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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