Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID18913: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 23, 2015

2015-10-23T13:58:15
ID CISCO-THREAT-41689
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-10-23T13:58:15

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41689

First Published:

2015 October 23 13:58 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 (RuleID18913) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
REF-13-Slip.rar / REF-13-Slip.exe | 351,232
| 0x1488E698B5CD281082AB8582962D787A

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

> Subject: Payment advise

Message Body:

Good day Sir,
Attached is a copy of the payment sent to your account two weeks ago.
Please check the attached payment slip and let me know if the money got into your account.
Warm Regard's
Sales Team,

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

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
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    1 | Initial Release | | 2015-October-23 13:58 GMT
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