Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID18602: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 9, 2015

2015-10-09T19:06:09
ID CISCO-THREAT-41471
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-10-09T19:06:09

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41471

First Published:

2015 October 9 19:06 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 (RuleID18602) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
ringcetral_fax_(515) 994-8396.doc
| 192,000
| 0x0CBB1491224A46425b7DE4DB488B1911

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

> Subject: Incoming fax document from Caller ID


Message Body:

A new fax document was sent to you through ringcentral.com.
Status: attached
Format: .doc
You can view your fax by opening the attached file.
Please note that Microsoft Office must be installed on your computer.
This is an automatically generated email, please do not reply.

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
Cisco Security
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Revision History

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
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    1 | Initial Release | | 2015-October-09 19:06 GMT
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