Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID19488: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 18, 2015

2015-11-18T19:30:47
ID CISCO-THREAT-42142
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-11-18T19:30:47

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42142

First Published:

2015 November 18 19:30 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 (RuleID19488) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
dhl_Items-pdf.ace
| 1,056,256
| 0x04AD64E7F34AE98CCDB5B742B28EE13E

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

> Message Body:

Dear customer,
Your package has been returned to the DHL office.
The reason of the return is – Incorrect delivery address of the package.
Print the attached mailing label that contains the details of the
package delivery.
Our online results give you real-time, detailed progress as your
shipment speeds through the DHL network.
Thank you for using DHL 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

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
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    1 | Initial Release | | 2015-November-18 19:30 GMT
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