Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID18702: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 14, 2015

2015-10-14T20:09:48
ID CISCO-THREAT-41525
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-10-14T20:09:48

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41525

First Published:

2015 October 14 20:09 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 (RuleID18702) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Login Username and Password..jar
| 118,045
| 0xFB0925A19169E38DC4F7927B5797FF46

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

> Subject: Access to Candidate Database

Message Body:

Attn: Sir/Madam
Oilandgasjobsearch.com is a leading job site dedicated to candidates and recruiters who work in the worldwide oil and gas industry.
Recruiters can take advantage of: single, multiple or unlimited job postings; access to our extensive candidate database; email alerts of suitable candidates direct to their inbox and online applicant management.
You have been granted 7 days licence to access our resume database for accessing candidate resumes and cvs. Attached are your employer's login username and password for the 7 days licence to our resume database.
Candidates can register free of charge in less than 2 minutes and take advantage of: suitable jobs sent direct to their inbox, unlimited access to all the latest jobs, monthly candidate newsletter and online management of their applications.
Regards,
Administration Manager
Oilandgasjobsearch.comExpressKabel GmbH co., LTD

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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