Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID16337: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 1, 2015

2015-07-01T20:19:31
ID CISCO-THREAT-39603
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-07-01T20:19:31

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

39603

First Published:

2015 July 1 20:19 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 (RuleID16337) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
DHL Office.zip / DHL Office.exe
| 669,696
| 0x857CB298927A2BD9413E4054F6AB46BA

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

> Subject:FWD: Failed Delivery

Message Body:

Dear Consignee - Messrs ,
This is to remind you that your parcel has arrived at our Regional Post Office since 15th April, 2015.
However, our courier dispatch was unable to deliver the parcel to you due to incorrect delivery instructions / details.
In order , to receive your parcel, please download and print the attached receipt, fill in the the required information appropriately and forward to nearest DHL office.
Please, endeavour to be as accurate as possible to reduce time of clearance and recipient confirmation.

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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