Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID19156: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 3, 2015

2015-11-03T20:59:01
ID CISCO-THREAT-41916
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-11-03T20:59:01

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41916

First Published:

2015 November 3 20:59 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 (RuleID19156) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
resume_1102.doc
| 364,544
| 0xA27C71A1E1D358308D9E13D3FB00E423

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

> Subject: Re: FW: job

Message Body:

I have tried to send my resume to jobs@[$DOMAIN] , but i got a failure
notice.
Can you please forward it to Kim, from Human Resources?
Thank you

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-November-03 20:59 GMT
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