Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID14428: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 1, 2015

2015-04-01T13:50:32
ID CISCO-THREAT-38163
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-04-01T13:50:32

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

38163

First Published:

2015 April 1 13:50 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 (RuleID14428) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Sales_Order_6100152.doc
| 95,744
| 0x892EA9D3FC277C3CAF2E887FCA086373

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

> Subject: Sales_Order_6100152

Message Body:

Good Afternoon,
Thank you for your order ref: TR9301.
As you do not have any prices on your order, please can you check the attached copy of the order and confirm by reply your acceptance of these prices.
Once I have received your reply I will confirm the order.
Thank you.
Best 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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    1 | Initial Release | | 2015-April-01 13:50 GMT
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