Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID15218: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 11, 2015

2015-05-12T20:01:46
ID CISCO-THREAT-38782
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-05-12T20:01:46

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

38782

First Published:

2015 May 12 20:01 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 (RuleID15218) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
SecureFile2467970.zip / SecureFile.exe
| 36,864
| 0xC6C2D72F2B36E854F51FF92680969918

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

> Subject: Fiserv Secure Email Notification - 2467970

Message Body:

You have received a secure message
Read your secure message by opening the attachment, SecureFile.zip.
The attached file contains the encrypted message that you have received.
To read the encrypted message, complete the following steps:
- Double-click the encrypted message file attachment to download the file to your computer.
- Select whether to open the file or save it to your hard drive. Opening the file displays the attachment in a new browser window.
To access from a mobile device, forward this message to mobile@res.fiserv.com to receive a mobile login URL.
If you have concerns about the validity of this message, please contact the sender directly. For questions about secure e-mail encryption service, please contact technical support at 888.072.9423.
2000-2015 Fiserv Secure Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.

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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