Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID15320: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 15, 2015

2015-05-15T13:16:56
ID CISCO-THREAT-38887
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-05-15T13:16:56

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

38887

First Published:

2015 May 15 13:16 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 (RuleID15320) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Scan 001.doc
| 64,512
| 0xC81046E21A0F8A2CE340BF31C49702F2
Attachment.doc | 43,008 | 0x102ABE32E997904C8D91E72F9B2A6E5F

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

> Subject: ATL.XEROX3635 Scanned Document

Message Body:

Please open the attached document.

Or

> Subject: Self Bill SB026336 Attached.

Message Body:

Please Find Enclosed Self Bill Number SB026336 Dated 07/05/2015

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

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
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    1 | Initial Release | | 2015-May-15 13:16 GMT
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