Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID19470: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 17, 2015

2015-11-19T14:50:52
ID CISCO-THREAT-42131
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-11-19T14:50:52

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42131

First Published:

2015 November 19 14:50 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 (RuleID19470) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
A59993F.ace
| Not Available
| 0x011AAF11A0C358395836FB82DB53E61D

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

> Subject: M/V LADY STAR PDA REQUEST

Message Body:

Dear Sirs,
Good day,
You are kindly requested to give us your best proforma d/a for the a.m vsl to discharge at your port for above mentioned cargo.
Vsl's details as attached
Pls also inform us if there is any restriction at port for our vsl as described.Pls also advise method of discharging.
Pls note vsl's Eta is 21/11/2015 23:00 hrs l.t. w.p. a.g.w. u.c.a.e.- Pls inform all parties concerned.
Pls find attached:
- B/L
- Cargo Plan
You are kindly requested to revert with all pre arrival info/forms required for vsl's callat your port, Pfso name and contact details.
Waiting yours

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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