Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID19504: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 18, 2015

2015-11-18T21:45:15
ID CISCO-THREAT-42157
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-11-18T21:45:15

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42157

First Published:

2015 November 18 21:45 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 (RuleID19504) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
ADP_invoice_83_111715.zip / ADP_invoice_83_111715.exe
| 31,232
| 0x49E772E057AA66F4202A7BE2BA275596

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

> Subject: ADP Payroll Invoice

Message Body:

Your ADP Payroll invoice is attached for your review. If you have any questions regarding this invoice, please contact your ADP service team at the number provided on the invoice for assistance.
Please note that your bank account will be debited within one banking business day for the amount(s) shown on the invoice.
Thank you for choosing ADP Payroll.
Please do not respond to this message. It comes from an unattended mailbox.

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-18 21:45 GMT
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