Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID19305: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 10, 2015

2015-11-10T23:37:43
ID CISCO-THREAT-42030
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-11-10T23:37:43

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42030

First Published:

2015 November 10 23:37 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 (RuleID19305) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
CATAXREPORT.doc
| 74,752
| 0x0718262E8E3ABA185022461D62EB7EDA

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

> Subject: Your 2014 Tax Return!

Message Body:

Good Day
Attached, is a copy of your 2014 Tax Return Report which was recently filed and approved. Our system has generated an error after processing it which require your immediate attention.
Kindly download the attached document to view full report and reason for this error. You need to respond to this within the next 24-72 working hours

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-10 23:37 GMT
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