Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID19561: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 21, 2015

2015-11-20T15:33:41
ID CISCO-THREAT-42203
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-11-23T13:37:10

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42203

First Published:

2015 November 20 15:33 GMT

Last Updated:

2015 November 23 13:37 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 (RuleID19561) and (RuleID19561KVR) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
1630884720.doc
| 108,032
| 0x9644DA4EC69991B752A89171F4B3DA83

1630884720.doc | 109,568
| 0x7B6945ABC5DFC3D2995C2A4173DA9F46

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

> Subject: Your Google invoice is ready

Message Body:

Attached to this email, please find the following invoice:
Invoice number: 1630884720
Due date: 19-Nov-2015
Billing ID: 34979743806
Please follow instructions on the invoice for remitting payment.
Yours Sincerely,

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 November 21, 2015. | | 2015-November-23 13:37 GMT
    1 | Cisco Security has detected significant activity on November 20, 2015. | | 2015-November-20 15:33 GMT
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