Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID16860: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 23, 2015

2015-07-24T22:18:31
ID CISCO-THREAT-40125
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-07-24T22:18:31

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

40125

First Published:

2015 July 24 22:18 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 (RuleID16860KVR) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
loan_offers_and_clauses.zip / montgage_offers_and_conditions.exe
| 135,168
| 0x7C83965674D6AF4EBD6BFACA1E8F99C5

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

> Subject: Recent loan offers

Message Body:

Resent-From:
I am sorely marveled to proclaim the newest montgage proposals of our creditor.
We have already worked with you and proved our high-class opportunities and comfy service.
So we consider that it may interest you because all of the things from per cents to service became much preferably than it has been.
We have gone with a high-class proposition exclusively for our good patrons as you are.
You will never get so profitable contract clauses somewhere else. So kindly view the attached document to learn more.
If you have any questions , we will resolve this question at the moment.
Faithfully ,

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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