Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID14187: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on March 23, 2015

2015-03-23T19:48:58
ID CISCO-THREAT-38003
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-03-23T19:48:58

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

38003

First Published:

2015 March 23 19:48 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 (RuleID14187) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
InvoiceID-EPU0V0DWBBMQ5G8WAT.doc
| 92,160
| 0x37140EC6FC05D0EFC04FC8F850652E10

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

> Subject: Package Delivery Notification # KDNJCXF734KDNJCXF637

Message Body:

UPS
Package invoice delivery confirmation for KDNJCXF734KDNJCXF637
** This is an automatically generated email send to durocher@bagroup.com , please do not reply

© 2015 United Parcel Service of America, Inc. UPS, the UPS brandmark, and the color brown are trademarks of United Parcel Service of America, Inc. All rights reserved.
For more information on UPS's privacy practices, refer to the UPS Privacy Policy.
Please do not reply directly to this e-mail. UPS will not receive any reply message.
This communication contains proprietary information and may be confidential. If you are not the intended recipient, the reading, copying, disclosure or other use of the contents of this e-mail is strictly prohibited and you are instructed to please delete this e-mail immediately.**

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-23 19:48 GMT
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