Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID16977: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 27, 2015

2015-07-27T21:06:39
ID CISCO-THREAT-40169
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-07-27T21:06:39

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

40169

First Published:

2015 July 27 21:06 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 (RuleID16977) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
mortgage_info_brochure-924326512.zip / mortgage_information_pamphlet.exe
| 47,616
| 0x324CF5F3AC0E4ED996DD202A3A1C19C0

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

> Subject: The lowest mortgage interests with minimal risks

Message Body:

Finding the credit that's suited for your status is our job. Our secured credits are a good selection because they have the lowest interest rates, large loan sums and good conditions you have ever seen.
Our Mortgages are a fine option for everyone whose low credit score makes it hard to get a low-rate personal credit. All dangers engaged in these loans are minimal if you don't overvalue yourself.
Other advantage is that the stationary monthly payments make your payment plan tolless and problemless.
Please read the attached pamphlet to know more. Don't hesitate to write to us if you have the questions or need some advice in appropriate choice.

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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