Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID18437: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 2, 2015

2015-10-02T13:54:37
ID CISCO-THREAT-41338
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-10-05T13:30:21

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41338

First Published:

2015 October 2 13:54 GMT

Last Updated:

2015 October 5 13:30 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 (RuleID18437 and RuleID18437KVR) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
0946113965149497495.zip / 659275411724655.exe
| 32,256
| 0xF341459BF8705B3C7E12FE09EDB3B15D

1817406139142827702.zip / 165167048966366.exe | Not Available
| 0x4A59EB17EE243A893EF4C278591E4698

995880678724214491746325022044.zip / 891782027697550.exe | 46,080
| 0x9D1E98110E606D44A54620F6FB073C02

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

> Subject: The parcel

Message Body:

Hello customer,
The parcel was sent to you from Brant Keeling, the date of dispatch: 01.10.15. Receipt attached.

Or

> Subject: fax: 995880678724214491746325022044.pdf

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
    ---|---|---|---
    2 | Cisco Security has detected significant activity on October 2, 2015. | | 2015-October-05 13:30 GMT
    1 | Cisco Security has detected significant activity on October 2, 2015. | | 2015-October-02 13:54 GMT
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