Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID17157: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 05, 2015

2015-08-05T20:20:14
ID CISCO-THREAT-40325
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-08-05T20:20:14

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

40325

First Published:

2015 August 5 20:20 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 (RuleID17157) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
B-L DRAFTS COPY.rar / B-L DRAFTS COPY.exe
| 314,877 | 0xFCFAC837F8BC438090055BF1C8ADC675

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

> Subject: CONFIRM YOUR B/L DRAFT COPY.

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
Please find the b/l as attached .Check and confirm back asap,
as i was directed to forward the document to you by my Partner
for re-confirmation since he is not in the office at the moment.
Thanks in advance!

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-August-05 20:20 GMT
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