Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID13611: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 18, 2015

2015-02-18T13:38:28
ID CISCO-THREAT-37501
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-02-18T13:38:28

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

37501

First Published:

2015 February 18 13:38 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 (RuleID13611) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
scan3407900-1.gz / scan3407900.scr
| 1,049,600
| 0xEB02E0643505630F1CF0FEAA9E53CBDE

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

> Subject: RE: Purchase order.

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
We were introduced to your company by one of our customer.
Please find attached our trial order.
Pls send us order confirmation with delivery details and process our
invoice for payment. Other required details are enclosed together.
Regards

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-February-18 13:38 GMT
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