Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID13850: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on March 5, 2015

2015-03-05T15:32:44
ID CISCO-THREAT-37740
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-03-05T15:32:44

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

37740

First Published:

2015 March 5 15:32 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 (RuleID13850) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
SBQForm17987.zip / SBQForm$number4$.exe
| 21,504
| 0x3D0C52C03CD05FEE90F4BEA3112D3F59

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

> Subject: BBB SBQ Form #6940(Ref#78-267-0-4)

Message Body:

Thank you for supporting your Better Business Bureau (BBB).
As a service to BBB Accredited Businesses, we try to ensure that the information we provide to potential customers is as accurate as possible. In order for us to provide the correct information to the public, we ask that you review the information that we have on file for your company.
We encourage you to print this SBQ Form, answer the questions and respond to us. (Adobe PDF)
Please look carefully at your telephone and fax numbers on this sheet, and let us know any and all numbers used for your business (including 800, 900, rollover, and remote call forwarding). Our automated system is driven by telephone/fax numbers, so having accurate information is critical for consumers to find information about your business easily.
Thank you again for your support, and we look forward to receiving this updated information.
Sincerely,
Accreditation Services

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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