Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID17266: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 10, 2015

2015-08-10T14:14:37
ID CISCO-THREAT-40386
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-08-10T14:14:37

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

40386

First Published:

2015 August 10 14:14 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 (RuleID17266) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Swift Copy.doc
| 58,880
| 0x8004FFFDF9513691D621657B909D8F76

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

> Subject: Swift Copy

Message Body:

Dear Sir
Attached below is the T/T copy of advance payment against proforma
invoice
Please, check attached swift copy and confirm that your company's
Account is correct.
I look forward your reply.
Thanks,
Regards,

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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