Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID18718: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 15, 2015

2015-10-15T13:52:19
ID CISCO-THREAT-41534
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-10-15T13:52:19

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41534

First Published:

2015 October 15 13:52 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 (RuleID18718) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Revised Proforma Invoice_23334511100090.zip / revsid.exe
| 632,832
| 0x47C3E1BBC79A3720CAE07D4CB9342A94

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

> Subject: Fwd: Confirmation, and Revised Proforma-Invoice

Message Body:

Sir,
14 Oct 2015:
Attached please find now the completed order confirmation,
and revised Proforma-Invoice No. 74515.
Also kindly find the full set shipping documents for order 1420467 attached.
Thanking you in advance we look forward to receiving your
advance payment soon.
Mit freundlichen Grüssen / With best Regards

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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