Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID17929: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 16, 2015

2015-09-16T13:47:15
ID CISCO-THREAT-41032
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-09-16T13:47:15

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41032

First Published:

2015 September 16 13:47 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 (RuleID17929) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
My_Resume_4552.doc | 22,753
| 0x457C9D440264B41FD8CDBABD72761D55

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

> Subject: Openings?

Message Body:

Hey!
I noticed your business today Thu, 10 Sep 2015 and found it very likeable.
I was hoping there was any possibility of internship, just to prove my competence.
As you will see in my resume,
I am very qualified and have a very sweeping experience in this line of work.
I am confident it will be worth your time reading it,
and I am even more confident you will find me very fitting in your corporation.
Please see my resume.
I'm very much looking forward to hearing from you.
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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