Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID16729: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 16, 2015

2015-07-17T20:24:18
ID CISCO-THREAT-40007
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-07-17T20:24:18

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

40007

First Published:

2015 July 17 20:24 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 (RuleID16729) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
PAYMENT ADVICE.zip / PAYMENT ADVICE.rar
| 319,488
| 0x9BF48C3573D39F4B2F485F4DC3B331BF

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

> Subject: Deposit Payment

Message Body:

FYI
TT ADVICE
DEPOSIT PAYMENT
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.

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Revision History

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
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    1 | Initial Release | | 2015-July-17 20:24 GMT
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