Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID17071: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 31, 2015

2015-07-31T19:07:29
ID CISCO-THREAT-40283
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-07-31T19:07:29

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

40283

First Published:

2015 July 31 19:07 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 (RuleID17071) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Overdue Invoice Documents for payment 072015.zip / Overdue Invoice Documents for payment 072015.exe
| 641,536
| 0x8758C08985BB4884BF768550FC08001C

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

> Subject: Overdue Invoice

Message Body:

Please find attached the invoice for the Month of July 2015,
The Over Due Payments need to be cleared with immediate effect, Trust that you will do the needful to honor these overdue payments,
Thanks and BR,
Karen Waithe

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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    1 | Initial Release | | 2015-July-31 19:07 GMT
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