Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID13061: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on January 9, 2015

2015-01-12T15:08:47
ID CISCO-THREAT-36973
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-01-12T15:08:47

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

36973

First Published:

2015 January 12 15:08 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 (RuleID13061) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
notification.zip / notification.exe
| 81,920
| 0x1CB0B20B3D897948AB8F2193A7389E2F

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

> Subject: Postal Notification Service

Message Body:

FedEx
Dear Customer,
Your parcel has arrived at December 28. Courier was unable to deliver the parcel to you.
To receive your parcel, print this label and go to the nearest office.

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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    1 | Initial Release | | 2015-January-12 15:08 GMT
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