Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID13710: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 25, 2015

2015-02-25T14:10:00
ID CISCO-THREAT-37581
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-02-25T14:10:00

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

37581

First Published:

2015 February 25 14:10 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 (RuleID13710) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
aupostreceipt.zip / monthlyreport.exe
| 596,480
| 0x5256990919EA719D101F7474CFA0476C

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

> Subject: Australia Post Parcel Receipt

Message Body:

auspost.png (59×60)
Dear Client,
We noticed a parcel was left at our office for you and the address on file keeps showing wrong address.
We hereby advise that you download the receipt of the parcel and reconfirm the correct address for us to deliver your parcel to you.
Thanks,
Australia Post Customer Service.

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-25 14:10 GMT
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