Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID14071: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on March 17, 2015

2015-03-17T18:43:19
ID CISCO-THREAT-37902
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-03-17T18:43:19

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

37902

First Published:

2015 March 17 18:43 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 (RuleID14071) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Denied ACH transaction Z589901.zip / ACH Transcation Details_32180.doc
| 226,816
| 0x2B370BB3EF318E679113D534C64EEB6D

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

> Subject: Denied transaction (Y517567)

Message Body:

The ACH transfer, recently initiated from your company"s online banking account, was cancelled by the bank.
Rejected transfer
ACH file Case ID J171302
Total 1701.44 US Dollars
Billing E-mail bruce.blefeld@klgates.com
Reason of Termination See attached file
Please click the doc file given with this email to have more info about this issue.

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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    1 | Initial Release | | 2015-March-17 18:43 GMT
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