Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID15277: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 13, 2015

2015-05-13T19:51:54
ID CISCO-THREAT-38860
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-05-13T19:51:54

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

38860

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 (RuleID15277) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
atach.zip / hh.exe
| 16,896
| 0x3D0B9EA79BF1F828324447D84AA9DCE2

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

> Subject: FW: Please print and fill out the documents

Message Body:

Hello Wed, 13 May 2015 16:50:02 +0100
see attachment

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-13 19:51 GMT
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