Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID14541: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 8, 2015

2015-04-08T13:33:05
ID CISCO-THREAT-38283
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-04-08T13:33:05

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

38283

First Published:

2015 April 8 13:33 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 (RuleID14541) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
(Payment) 04.07.15.doc
| 81,674
| 0x3841A74DB1F8C98EA2D62D3B93EAF147

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

> Subject: Payment receipt

Message Body:

Dear Valued Customer,
Thank you for calling with your credit card payment. The payment has been posted to your account as requested. A copy of the receipt is attached.
As always, we greatly appreciate your business. Please let us know if we can be of further assistance.
Thank you for choosing Swisher!
Sincerely

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
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    1 | Initial Release | | 2015-April-08 13:33 GMT
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