Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID19110: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 31, 2015

2015-11-02T13:41:32
ID CISCO-THREAT-41884
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-11-02T13:41:32

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41884

First Published:

2015 November 2 13:41 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 (RuleID19110) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Scan006.PDF.gz / scan.exe | 669,696
| 0xD3992C0E0577A0179A54560AF2C3DB51

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

> Subject: Payment

Message Body:

Good Day,
Please find enclosed attached payment remitted to your bank
account,Kindly confirm with your bank and tell me when you receive the
money in your account.
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

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
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    1 | Initial Release | | 2015-November-02 13:41 GMT
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