Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID14640: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 13, 2015

2015-04-13T12:56:08
ID CISCO-THREAT-38356
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-04-13T12:56:08

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

38356

First Published:

2015 April 13 12:56 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 (RuleID14640) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
DHL SHIPMENT BILL.zip / DHL SHIPMENT BILL.exe
| 744,960
| 0xE98F6075E77C06B3E235C7CDED4FF6A2

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

> Subject: DHL AWB# 96 0127 8831 / shipment

Message Body:

The following 1 piece(s) have been sent by a Customer via DHL Express on 19-02-2014 via AWB# 96 0127 8831 Find attached Scanned copy of the Docs and more information about the parcel
If you wish to track this(these) shipment(s) please contact your local DHL customer service office or visit the DHL Web Site at
hxxp://www.dhl.com If you have a Web-enabled mail reader, click the link below to view shipment tracking
details: hxxp: //www.dhl.com/en/express/tracking.html?AWB=9601278831&brand=DHL
Find attached Scanned copy of the Docs and more information about the parcel SHIPMENT CONTENTS:
ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS FOR INVOICE 100661
SHIPPER REFERENCE:
ADDITIONAL MESSAGE FROM SHIPPER:
Additional Message
RECAP
AWB: 96 0127 8831
WEIGHT: 0.5
PIECES: 1
CONTENTS: ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS FOR INVOICE 100661

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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