Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID16805: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 21, 2015

2015-07-21T12:51:27
ID CISCO-THREAT-40058
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-07-21T12:51:27

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

40058

First Published:

2015 July 21 12:51 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 (RuleID16805 and RuleID16805KVR) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Your_balance.zip / Reminder3641.exe
| 70,144
| 0xFA9D50642FB576049D98C7FEDF7FB562
Your_balance.zip / Reminder22049.exe | 70,144 | 0xCD9153106377BE71BA19BC60DED845AD

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

> Subject: Your account balance

Message Body:

We have contacted you about the outstanding balance on your account you still have not repaid. Everything is attached.
If you cannot make a payment or have already done, please contact us. We will resolve these problems together. 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
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    1 | Initial Release | | 2015-July-21 12:51 GMT
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