Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID16419: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 22, 2015

2015-07-06T13:01:11
ID CISCO-THREAT-39654
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-07-23T12:37:22

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

39654

First Published:

2015 July 6 13:01 GMT

Last Updated:

2015 July 23 12:37 GMT

Version:

2

Summary

  • Cisco Security has detected significant activity related to spam email messages distributing malicious software.

Email messages that are related to this threat (RuleID16419 and RuleID16419KVR) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Denis Farmer.zip / Denis Farmer.js
| 1,566
| 0xEEB314A53AD626A8CF121A30B9936FC7
Tom Craig.zip/ Tom Craig.js | 1,597 | 0x80BFE657F6D1EE4886870A3E216BCFF9

929458 Your order has been declined.zip / # 929458 Your order has been declined.js

| 1,658 | 0x2E5DDF1631DFC2A5DF6177A545FA1957

732068 Your order has been declined.zip / # 732068 Your order has been declined.js

| 1,658
| 0x44D7319FDFFB8DA1D6826592AB18298C

Your order No. 360528 has been despatched.zip / Your order No. 360528 has been despatched.js
| 1,669
| 0x069F43C073AD37B35F90CF91F99EABD0

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

>
Subject: Denis Farmer

Message Body:

Hi, my name is Denis Farmer
My resume is attached for your consideration
Thank you,

Or

>
Subject: FW: Tom Craig

Message Body:

Hi, my name is FW: Tom Craig
I am herewith submitting my Resume under attachment for your perusal.
Sincerely

Or

> Subject: # 929458 Your order has been declined

Message Body:

**Dear customer

929458 Your order has been declined

Please see attachment for details.
Sincerely,**

Or

> Subject: Your order No. 360528 has been despatched

Message Body:

Dear customer
Your order No. 360528 has been despatched
Please see attachment for details.
Thank you,

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
    ---|---|---|---
    2 | Cisco Security has detected significant activity on July 22, 2015. | | 2015-July-23 12:37 GMT
    1 | Cisco Security has detected significant activity on July 5, 2015. | | 2015-July-06 13:01 GMT
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