Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID18964: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 25, 2015

2015-10-26T13:45:19
ID CISCO-THREAT-41722
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-10-26T13:45:19

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41722

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 (RuleID18964) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
PAYMENT_SLIP_COPIES.zip / PAYMENT_SLIP_COPIES.scr | 531,968
| 0x202776E6A71BFF7AB58B6E33A993E916

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

> Subject: Alert: TT Copy of Payments

Message Body:

Hello,
Please find attached is the TT copy, We shall await your BL as soon as possible.
Contact us as soon as you have confirmed in has reflected
in your designated assigned account sent
previously as the receiving account if you have not seen it
please do alert us to secure a tracer to get the status.
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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    1 | Initial Release | | 2015-October-26 13:45 GMT
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