Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID19058: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 29, 2015

2015-10-29T13:31:51
ID CISCO-THREAT-41795
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-10-29T13:31:51

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41795

First Published:

2015 October 29 13:31 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 (RuleID19058) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
FAX_20151028_1445421437_89.doc
| 100,864
| 0xCCA640957423730DDA6655D13D70052C

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

> Subject: eFax message from "Booking.com - HylaFa" - 1 page(s), Caller-ID: 031207944200

Message Body:

eFax
Fax Message [Caller-ID: 031207944200]
You have received a 1 page fax at 2015-10-28 08:57:17 GMT.
* The reference number for this fax is lon1_did14-1445421403-1407880525-89.
View this fax using your Microsoft Word.
Please visit www.efax.com/en/online_fax_FAQ if you have any questions regarding this message or your service.
Thank you for using the eFax service!
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Revision History

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