Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID19160: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 6, 2015

2015-11-06T14:50:12
ID CISCO-THREAT-41967
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-11-06T14:50:12

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41967

First Published:

2015 November 6 14:50 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 (RuleID19160) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Aaaaaaaa Aaa.zip / Aaaaaaaa Aaa.exe
| 662,528
| 0xC371FEA15A8206A19A861EEF052C0583

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

> Subject: Fwd: ETD- Shipment info & Departure//SEA

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
Attached is your shipment details,
The ship will be sailing by 11/6/2015, as your container was booked with us for shipping by your customer,
the ETD will be 11/6/2015 the ETA 11/7/2015, once container arrives we will contact you for necessary clearance.
Attached is the BL and loading pictures for your reference.
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

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