Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID19517: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 20, 2015

2015-11-20T15:33:32
ID CISCO-THREAT-42194
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-11-20T15:33:32

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42194

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 (RuleID19517) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
MT103201511180000046.zip / MT103201511180000046.exe
| 1,447,256
| 0x52D16EC0EA5ADA6A2E8373CE07FFDF03

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

> Subject: Bank Fund Transfer//OCT'15 INV/CN

Message Body:

Dear Customer,
This attached Payment Advice is sent to you on the request of your customer. Please confirm.
This is an automatically generated notification.
Please do not reply to this email. Contact us at our corporate hotline at 1800-222-2200 between
8: 30am to 6:15pm, for any service requests.
Yours Sincerely,
DBS Bank Ltd

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-20 15:33 GMT
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