Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID15580: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 28, 2015

2015-05-29T13:47:44
ID CISCO-THREAT-39055
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-05-29T13:47:44

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

39055

First Published:

2015 May 29 13:47 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 (RuleID15580) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
invoice.doc
| 134,144
| 0x083F78D793972C29EA64483ACF093A91

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

>
Subject: Your latest invoice from The Fuelcard Company UK Ltd

Message Body:

Please find your latest invoice attached.
If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact our Customer
Service Team at invoicing@fuelcards.co.uk
Regards
The Fuelcard Compa

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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