Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID18788: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 18, 2015

2015-10-19T13:30:50
ID CISCO-THREAT-41592
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-10-19T13:30:50

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41592

First Published:

2015 October 19 13:30 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 (RuleID18788) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Purchase .Z / Order List.exe | 666,624
| 0xD4F53BD038DE2EC528ED58B57A94A7BB

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

> Subject: Proof of Payment E. M. #. 2849/14/Pur-R

Message Body:

E. M. #. 2849/14/Pur-R
Kindly find attached proof of payment.
Kindly confirm.
Regards & respect

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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