Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID18895: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 27, 2015

2015-10-27T13:46:24
ID CISCO-THREAT-41740
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-10-27T13:46:24

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41740

First Published:

2015 October 27 13:46 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 (RuleID18895) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
FEDEX COPY.ace | 440,350
| 0x9E600292FE49DD4289BF8A4334A0D06D

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

> Subject: COPY

Message Body:

Hello.
This is to Remind you that this Parcel has arrived at our Local FedEx Office
since 12th october 2015.
However, our courier dispatch was unable to deliver the parcel to you due
to incorrect delivery instructions / details.
We Traced with your Parcel Specified Email address on Receipt.
Please, endeavor to be as accurate as possible to reduce time of clearance
and recipient confirmation.
Find attached your shipment and tracking details
Please reconfirm your details immediately via reply to this email address
Note: we keep items for 18 calendar days before returning to sender.

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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