Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID14307: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on March 27, 2015

2015-03-27T13:03:25
ID CISCO-THREAT-38082
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-03-27T13:03:25

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

38082

First Published:

2015 March 27 13:03 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 (RuleID14307) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
commercial invoi...zip / commercial invoi...exe
| 2,254,438
| 0x5184F2600AF5EB6C4BB9D8E6CC1BA05B

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

> Subject: Re: Payment Reference.

Message Body:

Kia Ora,
This is with reference to the payment we made to your account and This is
the second time i am contacting you on this issue without a single
response from you!
For easy reference, we are attaching scan copies of the payment details is
also attached in a zip folder
Kindly extract the payment details from the zip folder to your desktop and
open to view the details as you may not be able to view it from the zip
folder
Please don't forget to get back to me after collecting the money so i can
tell you what to do next
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

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