Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID18935: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 25, 2015

2015-10-26T13:44:48
ID CISCO-THREAT-41701
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-10-26T13:44:48

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41701

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 (RuleID18935) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
FACTURE-36340195-ADA1.doc
| 30,074
| 0xCB0194A49239B7E0D900FDFFA015B65E

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

>
Subject: Facture 36340195-ADA1

Message Body:

Bonjour,
Veuillez trouver ci-joint copie d’une facture pour un travail urgent demandé auprès de Julien.
L’originale est dans la bannette dans le bureau de Stéphanie.
Merci
Louka Renard

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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    1 | Initial Release | | 2015-October-26 13:44 GMT
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