Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID13746: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 27, 2015

2015-02-27T15:07:04
ID CISCO-THREAT-37620
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-02-27T15:07:04

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

37620

First Published:

2015 February 27 15:07 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 (RuleID13746) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
delivery_trk_7036733030540492.doc
| 75,264
| 0xFA90E22C6B4FA6C4AB56E063518936D1

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

> Subject: Delivery for package # 7036733030540492 - Failed

Message Body:

Dear client,
An unsuccessful delivery attempt was made for the parcel you are expecting ( tracking # 7036733030540492 ).
The shipment status has changed to "Failed", because no person was present at the receiving address.
Attached to this notification you will find the Delivery Notice Card, needed to reschedule the delivery.
Label/Tracking Number: 7036733030540492
Delivery Date: 26 February 2015
Status: Failed
Reason: No person present at delivery address
Action: Delivery Notice Card e-copy sent
The parcel can be picked up or scheduled for a new delivery, by visiting the nearest Canada Post office, with a printed copy of the attached Delivery Notice Card.
The shipment will be canceled and the parcel returned to the sender, if a new delivery is not scheduled within 48 hours.
Thank you
© 2015 Canada Post Corporation
** Do not reply, this email has been automatically generated
**

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Revision History

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