Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID19415: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 16, 2015

2015-11-16T16:17:42
ID CISCO-THREAT-42106
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-11-16T16:17:42

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42106

First Published:

2015 November 16 16:17 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 (RuleID19415) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Invoice INV-9771.xls
| 97,280
| 0x0DF0A24C4725F552ED54693FD996B7CC

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

> Subject: November Invoice INV-9771 from Eye on Books

Message Body:

Hi,
Please find attached this months invoice for Xero & Receiptbank software. You've completed a direct debit form, so this will have been paid from your nominated account, so please don't send through payment seperately.
Thanks again for your business, it's greatly appreciated.
Kind 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 16:17 GMT
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