Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID19175: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 17, 2015

2015-11-04T16:10:12
ID CISCO-THREAT-41937
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-11-18T14:00:17

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41937

First Published:

2015 November 4 16:10 GMT

Last Updated:

2015 November 18 14:00 GMT

Version:

3

Summary

  • Cisco Security has detected significant activity related to spam email messages distributing malicious software.

Email messages that are related to this threat (RuleID19175) and (RuleID19175KVR) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
I7T2Z6C7385.doc
| 282,624
| 0xE02444FEEACBBC9D578E5D46FF2C5E29

854XKA3.doc | 283,648
| 0x27F2EA00D1801A4B01E97FEBB030B9E8

K8QPMPW6WHS2UY.doc | 193,536
| 0x168F9803605D4295F6403E2ABDAF7F9E

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

> Subject: Transaction__V278L4D01

Message Body:

Transaction Total: 26490.20 US Dollars
Timestamp: 11:41 Monday, Nov 2, 2015
General Status: Please see enclosed Doc file

Or

> Subject: Status 8A6ANX1Q5NP

Message Body:

Total Amount: 36841.00 US Dollars
Time Stamp: 11.02.2015
General Status: Please open attached Statement.

Or

> Subject: New status transaction 7K37KO1UARIFC1

Message Body:

Amount: 32606.92 USD
Transaction #: 3RM3E
Changed Status: Please view enclosed Doc file.

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.

Related Links
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Revision History

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
    ---|---|---|---
    3 | Cisco Security has detected significant activity on November 17, 2015. | | 2015-November-18 14:00 GMT
    2 | Cisco Security has detected significant activity on November 4, 2015. | | 2015-November-05 13:21 GMT
    1 | Cisco Security has detected significant activity on November 4, 2015. | | 2015-November-04 16:10 GMT
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