Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID18233: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 24, 2015

2015-09-24T16:09:15
ID CISCO-THREAT-41190
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-09-24T16:09:15

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41190

First Published:

2015 September 24 16:09 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 (RuleID18233) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
ELENA NEW_PRODUCT_ORDER_23_09_2015_PDF...jar
| 99,502
| 0xCCC64131033A874EA3EE7011C11974A5

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

> Subject: Re: New Order

Message Body:

Please find our new order attached to the letter.
Looking forward to order confirmation of all ready goods and comments about pending items with delivery terms.
Awaiting your reply.
Best regards,
Thomas Cook

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

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
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    1 | Initial Release | | 2015-September-24 16:09 GMT
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