Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID13173: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on January 20, 2015

2015-01-21T14:47:03
ID CISCO-THREAT-37068
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-01-21T14:47:03

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

37068

First Published:

2015 January 21 14:47 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 (RuleID13173) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
AIG02377973-InsuranceInspectionArranged.doc
| 39,936
| 0x119F0030694BCE7AF3C2C1BA9FD5622D

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

> Subject: Insurance Inspection Arranged AIG02377973

Message Body:

FMG is committed to reducing its impact on the environment. Please don't print this email unless absolutely necessary.
Have you been impressed by one of our people?
If so, we'd love to hear about it. You can nominate someone for a Spirit award by emailing spirit@fmg.co.uk

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 | | 2015-January-21 14:47 GMT
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