Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID16826: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 21, 2015

2015-07-22T12:23:34
ID CISCO-THREAT-40075
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-07-22T12:23:34

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

40075

First Published:

2015 July 22 12:23 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 (RuleID16826) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
rejected_ach_batch.doc
| 69,632
| 0x128A7CC4660E92BC46662CF372AD63F2

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

> Message Body:

Your ACH Batch could not be processed.
Reason: Insufficient funds.
A copy of the rejected batch can be found attached.

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-22 12:23 GMT
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