Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID18358: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 30, 2015

2015-10-01T15:33:01
ID CISCO-THREAT-41302
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-10-01T15:33:01

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41302

First Published:

2015 October 1 15:33 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 (RuleID18358) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Signed PI.jar
| 91,581
| 0xC957F98F8993C3F8D31752ACB1A4704D

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

> Subject: RE: Signed Invoice

Message Body:

Dear sir/Madam
My colleague is currently on vacation. I am writing you regarding our new order.
Please find the attached signed PI. We have already arranged the deposit payment, kindly proceed with the production and let us know when you receive the payment.
Any questions, kindly let me know.
Best regards,
Ann Adams

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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