Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID19168: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 4, 2015

2015-11-04T15:44:02
ID CISCO-THREAT-41933
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-11-04T15:44:02

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41933

First Published:

2015 November 4 15:44 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 (RuleID19168) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
ebay_59572189716280149_031115.zip / ebay_59572189716280149_031115.exe
| 60,416
| 0x36A34FF82A4A53DA18BF40D0A13FA302

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

> Subject: Your eBay Invoice is Ready

Message Body:

PLEASE DO NOT RESPOND - Emails to this address are not monitored or responded to.
Dear Customer,
Please open the attached file to view invoice.
Important: Please open the attached file using your temporary password. Your temporary password is: 491EVA527OIC

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-04 15:44 GMT
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