Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID13379: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 2, 2015

2015-02-02T22:07:46
ID CISCO-THREAT-37320
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-02-02T22:07:46

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

37320

First Published:

2015 February 2 22:07 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 (RuleID13379) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
logmein_coupon_code.doc
| 37,689
| 0x972751827473ECFDB959C2233A67BDB8

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

> Subject: LogMeIn Promo Code - Get 50% off your next purchase

Message Body:

Dear client,
In early January 2015, we have launched new versions of LogMeIn Central designed to deliver improved security to our customers.
For security reasons, every account must be updated to one of the new LogMeIn Central interfaces ( Central Basic , Central Plus , Central Premier ).
Coupon codes have been awarded to our clients, in order to encourage early subscription to the new interface.
Your account has been selected for a 50% discount on your next LogMein purchase.
The coupon code ( valid for 3 days ) and instructions on how to use it have been included in the attached document.
For more information regarding the new LogMeIn Central , visit our blog :
hxxp: //blog.logmein.com/it-management/year-central
Thank you for choosing LogMeIn

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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