Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID16561: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 9, 2015

2015-07-10T13:38:38
ID CISCO-THREAT-39843
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-07-10T13:38:38

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

39843

First Published:

2015 July 10 13:38 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 (RuleID16561) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
New_Order#032.ace
| 157,470
| 0x12018F685FA8902FFA149E7E09B85877

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

> Subject: Payment advice

Message Body:

Dear customer,
Thank you for your order. Please find attached a DOC copy of your invoice
IN278577 from sales order S391622.
Your order was despatched on 21/05/2015. Please check the order on
delivery and report any shortage, damage or discrepancy within 48 hours
from of receipt of this invoice.
If you would prefer to receive a paper invoice or if this email has been
sent to the wrong address, please email sales@outofeden.co.uk or call our
Customer Service Team on 017683 72939.
Kind Regards,
Customer Services

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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