Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID18928: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 25, 2015

2015-10-26T13:44:43
ID CISCO-THREAT-41698
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-10-26T13:44:43

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41698

First Published:

2015 October 26 13:44 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 (RuleID18928) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
DHL PACKAGE.z / DHL PACKAGE.exe
| 450,560
| 0x693A744BEAF64268F368013A1269BAF6

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

>
Subject: Your Ref: YOUR PACKAGE HAS RETURNED BACK

Message Body:

Dear customer,
We tried to deliver your package at 04:15 PM on 20th October, 2015.
The delivery attempt failed because nobody was present at the shipping
address, so this notification has been automatically sent.
If the parcel is not scheduled for re-delivery or picked up within 72 hours,
it will be returned to the sender.
Please check attached file for tracking details and schedule another
delivery time.
Do not hesitate to contact us for further assistance.
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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