Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID14167: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 27, 2015

2015-03-25T13:21:19
ID CISCO-THREAT-38036
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-07-28T17:54:31

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

38036

First Published:

2015 March 25 13:21 GMT

Last Updated:

2015 July 28 17:54 GMT

Version:

5

Summary

  • Cisco Security has detected significant activity related to spam email messages distributing malicious software.

Email messages that are related to this threat (RuleID14167 and RuleID14167KVR) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
EM65765.scr
| 106,496
| 0xCCDAECC0D2CCD07DC7FC11488BBA6A57
scan 59334.zip / scan 59334.scr | 466,432
| 0x4F42132E04E2BB84B48617CC9612A405
scan001.zip / scan001.scr
| 641,536
| 0xEEE5AAE5F85055863CDEC47F8B867935

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

> Message Body:

Dear Sir,
Please find below inquiry received from one of our valued customers for your review.
Kindly send us quotation according to our customer's given specification including the dealer/distributor margin which indicates separately on covering letter only.

Or

> Subject: document

Message Body:

hi
Here is a photo that you asked

Or

> Subject: Advance Payment

Message Body:

--
Please find attached
Regards

> 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

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
    ---|---|---|---
    5 | Cisco Security has detected significant activity on April 27, 2015. | | 2015-July-28 17:54 GMT
    4 | Cisco Security has detected significant activity on April 27, 2015. | | 2015-July-28 11:43 GMT
    3 | Cisco Security has detected significant activity on April 27, 2015. | | 2015-April-28 13:42 GMT
    2 | Cisco Security has detected significant activity on April 20, 2015. | | 2015-April-20 15:19 GMT
    1 | Cisco Security has detected significant activity on March 25, 2015. | | 2015-March-25 13:21 GMT
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