Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID18336: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 29, 2015

2015-09-29T20:07:55
ID CISCO-THREAT-41266
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-09-29T20:07:55

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41266

First Published:

2015 September 29 20:07 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 (RuleID18336) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
contratto~2015-09.10.n.001.docx.zip / contratto~2015-09.10.n.001.docx..exe
| 185,658
| 0x4996FE396ABF69522DBA0EFAD2D622A6

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

> Subject: Fwd: nuovo contratto

Message Body:

Salve,
Si prega di inviare un contratto firmato
grazie
David Robinson
PO Box 151
Curlew WA 99118-0151
dlrobinson49@rcabletv.com
Spokesperson for Concerned Friends of Ferry County
Democracy cannot function without the direct participation of its citizens
What the hell, let them have the earth and someone will inherit it later, it just might not be us

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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