Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID18003: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 15, 2015

2015-09-16T13:51:10
ID CISCO-THREAT-41017
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-09-16T13:51:10

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41017

First Published:

2015 September 16 13:51 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 (RuleID18003) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
products list and specifications xls.zip / products list and specifications xls.exe | 538,624
| 0xE7409EA8DC912104A7FE8551B2F04DA1

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

> Subject: Quotation Request (13/09/15)

Message Body:

Good Morning,
We got your company contact through E-Magazine and we have decided to
contact your company for supply.
Attached are the product specifications with drawings.
Pay more attention on the ones marked with RED.
Your urgent response will be highly appreciated.
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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    1 | Initial Release | | 2015-September-16 13:51 GMT
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