Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID18986: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 27, 2015

2015-10-27T13:46:29
ID CISCO-THREAT-41743
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-10-27T13:46:29

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41743

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 (RuleID18986) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
DESIGN SPECIFICATION.rar / DESIGN SPECIFICATION.exe | 701,952
| 0xBCC37BFE5E1445537AAE32DF72C1837A

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

> Subject: proforma.xls
Message Body:
Dear Sir,
Based on your request please find attached the revised order for item 7. Total quantity now increased to 1HQ. I didn’t get any confirmation from you yet, regarding the proforma . Can we plan the delivery? Please let me know. Thanks!

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-27 13:46 GMT
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