Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID17448: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 18, 2015

2015-08-19T13:52:51
ID CISCO-THREAT-40572
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-08-19T13:52:51

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

40572

First Published:

2015 August 19 13:52 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 (RuleID17448) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Specification Requirements List.gz / Specification Requirements List PO 14-08-2015.exe
| 529,408
| 0x232BEE608FD4AF5653779EBD9E55C3B1

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

> Subject: Specification Requirements List 14-08-2015

Message Body:

Hi,
Please kindly check find attached,
see if you can provide for us the Specification Requirements List
ASAP.
Thanks

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

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
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    1 | Initial Release | | 2015-August-19 13:52 GMT
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