Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID18503: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 2, 2016

2015-10-07T11:06:58
ID CISCO-THREAT-41410
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-04-04T13:49:43

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41410

First Published:

2015 October 7 11:06 GMT

Last Updated:

2016 April 4 13:49 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 (RuleID18503 and RuleID17290KVR) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
ARDOHBE-VEHRIFIDE-DOC-ACBT.rar / ARDOHBE-VEHRIFIDE-DOC-ACBT.exe | 1,427,181
| 0x5979B1432711BE21EAB8F128F4F8B97D

Carta Levantamento de valores Abril.pdf.jar | Not Available | 0x04B879A0158DD4CF7FC32BEE68443CDD

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

> Subject: INQUIRY

Message Body:

Dear sir/madam,
Following the recommendation from our vendor with respect to
your product find our enclosed product inquiry.
kindly find attached and revert back to us as soon as possible!
Your early reply is highly appreciated.

Or

> Subject: Cotar com maxima Urgencia Abril/2016

Message Body:

Conforme contato , segue em anexo relação atualizada para cotação
Att.

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.

Related Links
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Revision History

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
    ---|---|---|---
    2 | Cisco Security has detected significant activity on April 2, 2016. | | 2016-April-04 13:49 GMT
    1 | Cisco Security has detected significant activity on October 6, 2015, | | 2015-October-07 11:06 GMT
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