Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID18005: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 15, 2015

2015-09-16T13:49:34
ID CISCO-THREAT-41019
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-09-16T13:49:34

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41019

First Published:

2015 September 16 13:49 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 (RuleID18005) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
PAYG-EoY-2014-15-22286280-491685235.zip / PAYG-EoY-2014-15-04831806-000718002.scr | 33,280
| 0x03857CEEBB397BA9EAFDBF68F475B3DE

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

> Subject: Payment Summary (Group Certificate) for 2014/15 financial year

Message Body:

Please find attached a copy of your 2014/15 Payment Summary (Group Certificate).
Note: You will receive a separate payment summary for each Health Agency you worked for during the 2014/15 financial year.
Payment Summaries are also available in Employee Self Service.
Further information, including fact sheets: hxxp://www.healthshare.nsw.gov.au/paymentsummaries
For taxation advice and information, visit www.ato.gov.au
Thank you,
Recruitment and Employee Transactional Services

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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