Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID15276: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 13, 2015

2015-05-13T19:51:49
ID CISCO-THREAT-38857
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-05-13T19:51:49

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

38857

First Published:

2015 May 13 19:51 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 (RuleID15276) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
dk_AE1BB06A5A.doc
| 18,878
| 0x1C35A2360E3CD8456383C4B678210049

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

> Subject: Important information

Message Body:

Good morning
Please find attached a remittance advice, relating to a payment made to you.
Many thanks
Regards,
Keisha Sosa
Seniour Finance Assistant

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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    1 | Initial Release | | 2015-May-13 19:51 GMT
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