Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID19351: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 13, 2015

2015-11-13T15:07:14
ID CISCO-THREAT-42072
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-11-13T15:07:14

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42072

First Published:

2015 November 13 15:07 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 (RuleID19351) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Revised Invoice,pdf.gz
| 360,448
| 0x45C8822A7108139964D2D981674B3DBB

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

> Subject: RE: Payment Advice (Urgent Response Needed)

Dear
As we discussed last week, this invoice does not bear your
company's
bank details, should we remit to the account in the invoice ?.
Kindly
check the revised invoice and confirm if this invoice was altered
by
you. Please your urgent reply will be well appreciated as we wish
to
make payment today.
Waiting your quick response.
Thanks

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-13 15:07 GMT
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