Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID18470: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 5, 2015

2015-10-05T18:39:28
ID CISCO-THREAT-41401
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-10-05T18:39:28

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41401

First Published:

2015 October 5 18:39 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 (RuleID18470) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
65florentin.zip / simpson.exe
| 228,655
| 0x683ECDDEB391EB9ABB6340DFD1FA809F

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

> Subject: Simpson, Joseph (US - New York), Esti castigator, o EXCURSIE impreuna cu cei apropiati.

Message Body:

Buna ziua !
Esti castigator, o Petrecere de Sezon impreuna cu cei apropiati.
Acceseaza astazi documentul incorporat ca sa ridici oferta si fixeaza doar azi locatia dorita sau colecteaza oferta doar azi in RON!!!
Copiaza fisierul anexat, vizualizeaza-l si COMPLETEAZA-L utilizand cheia: simpson3 .
ATENTIE! Documentul este valabil doar pt posesorii de Microsoft Windows.
O petrecere reusita!

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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