Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID16825: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 21, 2015

2015-07-21T21:00:17
ID CISCO-THREAT-40071
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-07-21T21:00:17

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

40071

First Published:

2015 July 21 21:00 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 (RuleID16825) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
cerfiticates.zip / cerfiticates.scr
| 78,336
| 0xC96F88456EBB8660136197812B359CE5

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

> Subject: Existence of the required merchandise

Message Body:

With reference to your message dated 18 July , I am answering to you about the availability of the demanded production. Let me please offer the solution to the ending of your request where you had written about the non-availability of it in the store near your place of living. But we would be glad to organize the despatch of the same one from our company's head storehouse.
Due to the circumstances established , we have formed the essential certificates for the despatch. Please overlook them and stick to the manuals to fill up the form in the attached files. If you have any questions feel free to write us. We acknowledged your choice and would like to maintain you at our best.
Truly yours ,
Thanks.
James Mason Sale&Purchase Board

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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