Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID13232: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on January 22, 2015

2015-01-23T15:53:36
ID CISCO-THREAT-37128
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-01-23T15:53:36

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

37128

First Published:

2015 January 23 15:53 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 (RuleID13232) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
492082904839.scr
| 73,728
| 0x4DB634FBFC5B654AF086AB1948A40AAE

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

>
Subject: Mason Bradford agent FEDEX

Message Body:

Dear Customer Laura Malamud!
We tried to deliver your item on January 21th, 2014, 09:20 AM.
The delivery attempt failed because the address was business closed or nobody could sign for it.
To pick up the parcel,please, print the invoice that is attached to this email and visit Fedex location indicated in the invoice.
If the package is not picked up within 48 hours, it will be returned to the shipper.
Label/Receipt Number: 492082904839
Expected Delivery Date: January 21th, 2014
Class: International Package Service
Service(s): Delivery Confirmation
Status: Notification sent
Thank you

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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