Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID13759: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 27, 2015

2015-02-27T21:40:20
ID CISCO-THREAT-37637
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-02-27T21:40:20

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

37637

First Published:

2015 February 27 21:40 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 (RuleID13759) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
FAX_20150226_1424989043_176.zip / FAX_20150226_1424989043_176.exe
| 39,168
| 0xC2E9E728576D5F230D97CFC6960361FC

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

> Subject: eFax message from "unknown" - 1 page(s), Caller-ID: 1-219-972-8538

Message Body:

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JOIN THE eFax COMMUNITY
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You have a new eFax message. To view your message, see your fax attached or login here.
Fax Details
Caller Id:
Received: Type: Number of pages:
Reference #:
1-219-972-8538
2015-02-26 16:17:23 CST
Attached in pdf
1
atl_did12-1424989008-18479294585-176
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The eFax Team
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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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