Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID19784: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on December 1, 2015

2015-12-01T20:55:05
ID CISCO-THREAT-42427
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-12-01T20:55:05

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42427

First Published:

2015 December 1 20:55 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 (RuleID19784) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Smibser_00915110211090.xls
| 81,920
| 0x4D35656196FCC9d35C188D9D956BCE85

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

> Subject: Re: Re: Re: New Order 2016

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
Good Morning. Hope you heard a great weekend with your family.
I would like to order the following parts fpr TF17 serial no H101 Model. Kindly check our attached catalog for your reference.
Transport by DHL air shipment - please confirm cost and delivery schedule.
Best 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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    1 | Initial Release | | 2015-December-01 20:55 GMT
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