Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID18169: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 22, 2015

2015-09-22T17:52:07
ID CISCO-THREAT-41147
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-09-22T17:52:07

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41147

First Published:

2015 September 22 17:52 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 (RuleID18169) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Advice.zip / Advice.scr
| 241,664
| 0xD5F925D35A6D761CE7268955A6B2272E

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

> Subject: Fwd: New PO

Message Body:

Dear Sir/Ma,
please find attached Invoice, reconfirm before payment.
Thank you

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-22 17:52 GMT
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