Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID19396: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 16, 2015

2015-11-16T14:25:12
ID CISCO-THREAT-42091
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-11-16T14:25:12

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42091

First Published:

2015 November 16 14:25 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 (RuleID19396 and RuleID19396KVR) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
tt2.exe
| 209,408
| 0x6245899B11A6BD6769B3656943322D13

tt1.exe
| 196,608
| 0xD5A95F1E57BB953E1ABE5756E06A4FBD

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

> > Subject: loan application

Message Body:

Good afternoon!
As I mentioned, here is a copy of the loan application for you.
Please sign and return it to me at your earliest convenience.
Thank you!

> ****

Or

> Subject: Fax message from "unknown" - 2 page(s)

Message Body:

eFax Corporate
You have received a 2 page fax at Thu, 12 Nov 2015 15:13:49 +0100
* The reference number for this fax is latf1_did12-1308746973-8853998433-79.
You can view your fax by opening the attached 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.

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Revision History

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