Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID19548: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on December 17, 2015

2015-11-19T20:38:51
ID CISCO-THREAT-42179
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-12-18T12:57:50

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42179

First Published:

2015 November 19 20:38 GMT

Last Updated:

2015 December 18 12:57 GMT

Version:

2

Summary

  • Cisco Security has detected significant activity related to spam email messages distributing malicious software.

Email messages that are related to this threat (RuleID19548 and RuleID20134KVR) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
PO18112015.zip / PO18112015.exe
| 774,144
| 0x4C529299F7F13B2874490B480D3B1015

91rupertson.zip / macy.exe | 695,296 | 0x9D8E836D857FFA643584CA18639EAFE0

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

> Subject: Purchase order

Message Body:

--
Good morning,
Please see attached our new Purchase order and Shipping Mark description,
Pls download and view Order document.
Kindly quote prices and please advise delivery time
Thanks and Regards,

Or

>
Subject: Du hast gerade einen Audioaufschluss aufgenommen rgdj

Message Body:

Rudi Welte

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
    ---|---|---|---
    2 | Cisco Security has detected significant activity on December 17, 2015. | | 2015-December-18 12:57 GMT
    1 | Cisco Security has detected significant activity on November 19, 2015. | | 2015-November-19 20:38 GMT
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