Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID17771: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 15, 2015

2015-09-15T20:20:25
ID CISCO-THREAT-41012
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-09-15T20:20:25

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41012

First Published:

2015 September 15 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 (RuleID17771) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
CV_41630.doc
| 25,616
| 0x488B27B99D03A7D73421BB88649F8A61

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

> Subject: Internship

Message Body:

To whom it may concern!
I saw your website and I'm very interested in working for your company.
Please see my resume.
Faithfully yours,

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-September-15 20:20 GMT
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