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HistoryJul 07, 2015 - 7:20 p.m.

Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID16431: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 6, 2015

2015-07-0719:20:45
Cisco
tools.cisco.com
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Medium

Alert ID:

39667

First Published:

2015 July 7 19:20 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 (RuleID16431) may contain the following files:

Name Size in Bytes MD5 Checksum
Document4434.zip / (1) Document4434.pdf _____ (2)
DispatchingTime and Address.pdf__________ _____ Adobe Reader.pdf or in .scr
483,328
0x63C2EC1DFD90E893691FD038FE38BA09

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

> Subject: PURCHASE ORDER

Message Body:

Good Day
You are kindly requested to provide us with your best offer from the
list of items as disclosed in attached file.
Thanks

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
1 Initial Release 2015-July-07 19:20 GMT
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