Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID14945: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 28, 2015

2015-04-28T13:47:14
ID CISCO-THREAT-38552
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-04-28T13:47:14

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

38552

First Published:

2015 April 28 13:47 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 (RuleID14945) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
P.O884023pdf.gz / P.O884023pdf.scr
| 1,143,808
| 0x74E5B2C7D12F0138288D9233514226BB

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

> Subject: ADVICE PAYMENT

Message Body:

Good Day,
We sent email to you yesterday about payment of our order but we did not
receive your reply, so we are sending with our other email maybe you did
not receive it.
Please we want to receive our order as soon as possible.
Kindly send your invoice so we can process your payment.
Our purchasing manager in charge of this order has gone to exhibition.
Find the attached file to confirm our order.
Pls respond as soon as possible.
Med venlig hilsen / 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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