Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID19373: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 13, 2015

2015-11-16T14:18:30
ID CISCO-THREAT-42088
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-11-16T14:18:30

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42088

First Published:

2015 November 16 14:18 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 (RuleID19373) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Inquiry.gz / Inquiry.exe
| 887,808
| 0x37BC705F19A4F6FB73F07650CF482AE9

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

> Subject: RE: Alibaba New Purchase Request

Message Body:

Dear sir,
Please advice if you can supply the following items listed below. We are procuring a new purchase,
Revert back to us with your best price so we can proceeds
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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    1 | Initial Release | | 2015-November-16 14:18 GMT
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