Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID12882: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on December 16, 2014

2014-12-17T16:55:22
ID CISCO-THREAT-36776
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2014-12-17T16:55:22

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

36776

First Published:

2014 December 17 16:55 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 (RuleID12882) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Imagenes_Ayotzinapa.doc
| 545,280
| 0x270d584e2f6c1267662b03b42c8fb152

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

> Subject: Localizan a los 43 estudiantes desaparecidos en Ayotzinapa.

Message body:

Localizan a los 43 estudiantes desaparecidos en Ayotzinapa.
Hoy 16 de diciembre del 2014 por la madrugada, agentes de la Policía Ministerial de Guerrero
han localizado con vida a los 43 estudiantes, desaparecidos el dia 26 de septiembre del 2014.
Para ver imágenes exclusivas del reencuentro de los estudiantes con sus familias, y las condiciones en que
vivieron durante su secuestro, anexamos un documento en este correo electrónico en formato Microsoft Word.

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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