Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID19518: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 20, 2015

2015-11-20T15:33:30
ID CISCO-THREAT-42193
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-11-20T15:33:30

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42193

First Published:

2015 November 20 15:33 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 (RuleID19518) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
INVOICE-8748487123.PDF.7z / INVOICE-87484871AD0.scr
| 237,568
| 0xBA832F64D932C747567DA3C51BA8D95D

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

> Subject: RE: AA-8748487123 Invoice revised

Message Body:

Good Day,
I do hope you received the email which my colleague sent to you earlier today regarding the
payment of Invoice # 8748487123 and copy of new order as advised by our director who is on vacation.
If you did not receive the previous one, then I have attached the documents here again on zip fike
so that you can download and view them.
Thanks & Best Regards.
Sandy Chu
Happy Those International Limited
Guangzhou New Leader Footwear Corporation
TEL: +86(0)20-39129888(Ext.157)
FAX: +86(0)20-39129688

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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