Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID13681: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 24, 2015

2015-02-24T18:02:10
ID CISCO-THREAT-37566
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-02-25T13:46:34

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

37566

First Published:

2015 February 24 18:02 GMT

Last Updated:

2015 February 25 13:46 GMT

Version:

2

Summary

  • Cisco Security has detected significant activity related to spam email messages distributing malicious software.

Email messages that are related to this threat (RuleID13681) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Fedex.zip / 443645787823424455.scr
| 77,824
| 0x8F473D9CF08C2B1F8989A41B816D8485

Pack.zip / 443645787823424455.scr | 77,824 | 0x867523CBA1E6DAB71AACBD463EE4BB80

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

> Message Body:

Dear Customer,
We tried to deliver your package on February 22th, 2014, 09:00 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 office indicated in the receipt.
If the package is not picked up within 48 hours, it will be returned to the sender.
Label/Receipt Number: 44364578782324458
Expected Delivery Date: February 22th, 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

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
    ---|---|---|---
    2 | Cisco Security has detected significant activity on February 24, 2015. | | 2015-February-25 13:46 GMT
    1 | Cisco Security has detected significant activity on February 24, 2015. | | 2015-February-24 18:02 GMT
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