Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID17856: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 9, 2015

2015-09-09T16:05:46
ID CISCO-THREAT-40905
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-09-09T16:05:46

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

40905

First Published:

2015 September 9 16:05 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 (RuleID17856) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
N-3335589.zip / N-4075891.scr | 77,824
| 0x79DC759001E67C7AB2FA9F9289398401

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

> Subject: Email from Transport for London

Message Body:

Dear Customer
Please open the attached file to view correspondence from Transport for London / N-3335589.pdf
If the attachment is in PDF format you may need Adobe Acrobat Reader to read or download this attachment.
If you require Adobe Acrobat Reader this is available at no cost from the Adobe Website www.adobe.com
Thank you for contacting Transport for London.
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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-September-09 16:05 GMT
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