Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID17903: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 11, 2015

2015-09-11T14:10:19
ID CISCO-THREAT-40948
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-09-11T14:10:19

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

40948

First Published:

2015 September 11 14:10 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 (RuleID17903) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
SCAN_IMG_006_09_2015.ace
| 325,632
| 0x9C10D7648AB1C5AA23B42AAEFD2B0D31

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

> Subject: REQUIRED URGENTLY

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
FYI
Best 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

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
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    1 | Initial Release | | 2015-September-11 14:10 GMT
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