Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID13197: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on January 20, 2015

2015-01-21T15:02:12
ID CISCO-THREAT-37085
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-01-21T15:02:12

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

37085

First Published:

2015 January 21 15:02 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 (RuleID13197) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Proforma.doc
| 42,496
| 0X2C51870C1CF1400188F8B86F547973F3
Transferencia_Interbancaria.doc | 571,904 | 0x285A97A0A7ADB4E7E97E6927009EBC33

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

>
Subject: Proforma Invoice

Message Body:

Please find enclosed the proforma invoice for your order. Please let me know when payment has been made, so that the goods can be despatched.
Kind regards,
Monika Goetz
Sales & Marketing Co-ordinator
monika g

Or

>
Subject: Transferencia Interbancaria Banca en Línea

Message Body:

Le informamos que le fue enviada una Transferencia interbancaria a cuenta de cheques/ahorro, bajo las siguientes condiciones.
Importe
$13,475.00
Fecha de operación
20/01/2015
Forma de depósito
MISMO DÍA (SPEI)
Referencia Numérica
270514
Folio Internet

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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