Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID14705: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 15, 2015

2015-04-15T22:12:40
ID CISCO-THREAT-38405
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-04-15T22:12:40

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

38405

First Published:

2015 April 15 22:12 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 (RuleID14705 and RuleID14705KVR) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
New doc(96).zip / New_Document.exe
| 47,616
| 0x91BBCD8B54872008BBABBB9F23EB6975

New doc(68).zip / Details.exe
| 47,616 | 0x61AE65910478E31641503864B0B0551F
New doc(16).zip / best.exe
| 47,616
| 0x99683A2729F494ADF500915E79B66155

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

> Subject: RE: intro

Message Body:

Always choose a reliable partner.
We are those who can offer the best financial proposal to you.
We can find the best solution to solve your specific problem.
Details see the attachment.

Or

> Message Body:

Always choose a reliable partner.
We are those who can offer the best financial proposal to you.
We can find the best solution to solve your specific problem.
Details see the attachment.

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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