Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID18957: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 24, 2015

2015-10-26T13:45:10
ID CISCO-THREAT-41716
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-10-26T13:45:10

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41716

First Published:

2015 October 26 13:45 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 (RuleID18957) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Credit Note CN-67528.doc | 14,981
| 0x453E5E0C96E13D7CEAF3CD89618C205C

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

> Subject:Undeliverable: Credit Note CN-67528 from Nucor Corp for abbeyfire.co.uk (9548)[*]

Message Body:

Delivery has failed to these recipients or distribution lists:
zjoui10@absdfdsire.co.uk
The recipient's e-mail address was not found in the recipient's e-mail system.
Microsoft Exchange will not try to redeliver this message for you. Please check the e-mail address
and try resending this message, or provide the following diagnostic text to your system administrator.
zweam841@abdfsfdbsire.co.uk
The recipient's e-mail address was not found in the recipient's e-mail system.
Microsoft Exchange will not try to redeliver this message for you. Please check the e-mail address
and try resending this message, or provide the following diagnostic text to your system administrator.

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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