Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID15109: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 5, 2015

2015-05-06T12:48:31
ID CISCO-THREAT-38696
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-05-06T12:48:31

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

38696

First Published:

2015 May 6 12:48 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 (RuleID15109 and RuleID15109KVR) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
april.zip / plus11.exe
| 118,784
| 0x58E18BFAA847F52972B632C6FDAD2C3C
april.zip / plus1241.exe | 118,784 | 0xEFE7B87450CFC7F8D17EEC85BC8E38E3
april.zip / plus1207.exe | 118,784 | 0x45BEDEA36DE1B3F221E4C12E3D65B576

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

>
Message Body:

Hi,
Invoice that you should send

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.

Related Links
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Revision History

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
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    1 | Initial Release | | 2015-May-06 12:48 GMT
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