Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID19440: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 16, 2015

2015-11-17T13:32:33
ID CISCO-THREAT-42120
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-11-17T13:32:33

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42120

First Published:

2015 November 17 13:32 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 (RuleID19440) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
DHL Parcel.gz / DHL Parcel.exe | 396,656
| 0x059CB99C9D6D8A56F56AB51EFEC96D05

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

> Subject: Package reminder

Message Body:

Dear customer,
We attempted to deliver your item at 10:10 AM on Nov 13th,2015. (Read
enclosed file detail)
The delivery attempt failed because nobody was present at the shipping
address, so this notify has been automatically sent.
If the parcel is not scheduled for redelivery or picked up within 72
hours, it will be returned to the sender.
Label Number: DHL7567351D
Expected Delivery Date: Nov 13th , 2015
Class: Package Services
Service(s): Delivery Confirmation
Status: eNotification sent
Read the enclosed file for details.
DHL Customer Service.

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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