Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID18384: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 30, 2015

2015-09-30T14:12:11
ID CISCO-THREAT-41291
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-10-01T15:56:14

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41291

First Published:

2015 September 30 14:12 GMT

Last Updated:

2015 October 1 15:56 GMT

Version:

2

Summary

  • Cisco Security has detected significant activity related to spam email messages distributing malicious software.

Email messages that are related to this threat (RuleID18384 and RuleID18384KVR) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
signed letter Kenya Lind settlement.zip / Insure profitable form.exe | 56,320
| 0x91CDEB0E1B6D6D09E76E27E3C2224F5C

signed letter Adrain Feest settlement.zip / Personal sold points.exe | 56,320
| 0xE2E5A00A7202ED14493EB64E2D2F2C44

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

> Subject: Elsa Lueilwitz and Kenya Lind

Message Body:

Hi, These are the signed documents your requested.
The power of attorney in order for the check to be made to, Elsa Lueilwitz.
Also the signed letter you sent on the 29th September.
Regards,

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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    2 | Cisco Security has detected significant activity on September 30, 2015. | | 2015-October-01 15:56 GMT
    1 | Cisco Security has detected significant activity on September 30, 2015. | | 2015-September-30 14:12 GMT
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