Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID15202: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 13, 2015

2015-05-14T15:31:15
ID CISCO-THREAT-38834
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-05-14T15:31:15

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

38834

First Published:

2015 May 14 15:31 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 (RuleID15202) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Inv No FS012.zip / Inv No FS012.exe
| 871,936
| 0x43A0D1B537AC2B3FE3047AFCC9CD8C2A

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

> Subject: Fwd: Invoice and Packing List along with the Form A corresponding to Inv No: FS011

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
"Good Morning"
We are herewith mailing you the Invoice and Packing List along with the Form A corresponding to Inv No: FS012 in an attachment. We shall forward you the all other scan documents once we receive the same.
Kindly confirm if all well received.
Thanking you for your understanding and kind co-operation...
Warm 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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