Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID19474: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 18, 2015


Medium Alert ID: 42159 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 (RuleID19474KVR) may contain the following files: **Name** | **Size in Bytes** | **MD5 Checksum** ---|---|--- PRJ13-911.zip / PRJ13-911.scr | 701,440 | 0x2B37EF7B4C8F74E95D1C6DDF8A88E8DA The following text is a sample of the email message that is associated with this threat outbreak: > Message Body: **Hello,** **This is Elena from Stoloranov Trading Company Moscow Russia, We have checked your products for the past few days last week and we have decided to start a trial order** **to confirm the quality if can meet our Russian martket before planning to start a bigger order and the mass production.** **Please find attached our inquiry below as we have also saved the products photos from your website for easier quotation for your reference.** **We need to get this trial order as soon as possible to receive the samples from you for our checking, we will send you our forwarder details upon receiving the** **quotation from you first. Please also send us your Skype account to add you on skype for faster communication.** **Thank you** **Best 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. **Related Links** [Cisco Security](<http://www.cisco.com/security>) [Cisco SenderBase Security Network](<http://www.senderbase.org/>) ## Revision History * Version | Description | Section | Date ---|---|---|--- 1 | Initial Release | | 2015-November-18 21:45 GMT Show Less * * * ## Legal Disclaimer * THIS DOCUMENT IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS AND DOES NOT IMPLY ANY KIND OF GUARANTEE OR WARRANTY, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE. YOUR USE OF THE INFORMATION ON THE DOCUMENT OR MATERIALS LINKED FROM THE DOCUMENT IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. CISCO RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE OR UPDATE ALERTS AT ANY TIME. A standalone copy or paraphrase of the text of this document that omits the distribution URL is an uncontrolled copy and may lack important information or contain factual errors. The information in this document is intended for end users of Cisco products