Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID18495: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 6, 2015

2015-10-06T20:20:30
ID CISCO-THREAT-41406
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-10-06T20:20:30

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41406

First Published:

2015 October 6 20:20 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 (RuleID18495) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Swift Copy.ace
| 237,568
| 0x228387750EC47871263683146D79E3C5

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

> Subject: ham

Message Body:

Good morning..
How was your weekend?
Please we have transfer the 30% down Payment to your New company account.
Kindly confrim the payment swift as attached and send the Reversed Invoice.
I await for your immidate response.

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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    1 | Initial Release | | 2015-October-06 20:20 GMT
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