Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID19789: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on December 1, 2015

2015-12-01T20:55:10
ID CISCO-THREAT-42430
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-12-01T20:55:10

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42430

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 (RuleID19789) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
PURCHASE#00098A00.7z / PURCHASE#00098A00.scr
| 270,336
| 0xFCA6BA8F3E8DF4D527D2987B1E77D4ED

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

> Subject: FW: Re: Copy NEW PO‏

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
Find our new order requirement attached and send us the PI accordingly.
Thanks

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
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    1 | Initial Release | | 2015-December-01 20:55 GMT
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