Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID19737: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on December 2, 2015

2015-11-30T14:02:01
ID CISCO-THREAT-42332
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-12-03T13:12:29

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42332

First Published:

2015 November 30 14:02 GMT

Last Updated:

2015 December 3 13:12 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 (RuleID19737) and (RuleID19737KVR) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
inv_0015.zip / inv_0015.js | 2,642
| 0x089A7724A1CB08E9D57B389870D91974

inv_874.zip / inv_874.js | 3,072
| 0x81B0BCD1B25405BEED07566687A01A5E

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

> Subject: Nicholas West id(079165000)

Message Body:

Good day
Our corporation would be happy to connect with your company.
Please find (enclosed) our commercial proposal.
Waiting for reply asap
Respectfully yours

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 2, 2015. | | 2015-December-03 13:12 GMT
    1 | Cisco Security has detected significant activity on November 28, 2015. | | 2015-November-30 14:02 GMT
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