Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID18966: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 25, 2015

2015-10-26T13:45:26
ID CISCO-THREAT-41726
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-10-26T13:45:26

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41726

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 (RuleID18966) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Transaction G49KSB29H.zip / Transaction G49KSB29H.chm | 3,102
| 0x8FFC1AEA8712137997CE29195B913D6A

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

> Subject: Changed status transaction G49KSB29H

Message Body:

Transaction Amount: 1562.24 US
Dollars
Transaction Number: G49KSB29H
State: Please
view attached Report.

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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