Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID18227: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 24, 2015

2015-09-24T13:05:11
ID CISCO-THREAT-41182
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-09-24T13:05:11

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41182

First Published:

2015 September 24 13:05 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 (RuleID18227) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
CONTINENTAL 265.pdf.zip / CONTINENTAL 265.pdf.exe
| 327,680
| 0x37E6FF2D9CC93493D1BEC63F82A5B992

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

> Subject: p.o.copy

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
Please see attached herewith p.o.copy.Kindly acknowledge the receipt of p.o.copy.
--
Regards,
R K Gupta
Sr.Officer - Purchase
Providing Solutions to Industrial Bulk Packaging
Kanpur Plastipack Ltd., A1-A2 Udyog Kunj ,Panki Ind. Area Site-V,Kanpur - 208022
Tel No. +91 512 2691113 - 116 (Extn No. 241)
Fax. +91 512 2691117
CIN. L25209UP1971PLC003444
Website: www.kanplas.com
CONFIDENTIAL & PRIVILEGED INFORMATION : This message and all attachments hereto contain confidential and privileged, business/financial/commercial information meant solely for the use of the intended recipient only and is protected under law. You are hereby notified that any unauthorised dissemination, copying, distribution or transmission of the whole or part of this message and all attachments hereto is strictly prohibited, the violation of which may invite penal action. If you have erroneously received this message, please immediately destroy all copies and notify the sender. Unauthorised dissemination copying, distribution or transmission of the contents of this message and all attachments hereto may be actionable under law and is strictly forbidden.

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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