Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID19646: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 25, 2015

2015-11-25T20:57:50
ID CISCO-THREAT-42289
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-11-25T20:57:50

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42289

First Published:

2015 November 25 20:57 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 (RuleID19646) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
TOC20112015USD44500453.zip / TOC20112015USD44500453.exe
| 606,208
| 0x811FD4719963F53F12F8BEB839567E8F

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

> Subject: Payment Confirmation

Message Body:

Attention: We write to verify if you authorize a recent wire
transfer with reference number: HQ/34052012PS/689/09945 initiated from
your bank account to the beneficiary account stated below:
Bank Name: ING
Branch Address: Marnixlaan 24 - Brussel, 1000 - Belgium
Account No: 340-0587771-33
Swift Code: BBRU BE BB
IBAN: BE77 3300 5857 7142
Account Name: Harumos BST Europe NV
Address: Ikaroslaan 61, 1880 - Zaventem,
Belgium
Copy of the transfer information is available in the attached
mail, please download and view attachment. You are advised to get across
to your account officer immediately if there's any form of errors or
discreptancies in the attached information.
Thanks & 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.

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Revision History

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