Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID19869: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on December 4, 2015

2015-12-04T14:30:58
ID CISCO-THREAT-42510
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-12-07T13:32:39

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42510

First Published:

2015 December 4 14:30 GMT

Last Updated:

2015 December 7 13:32 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 (RuleID19869) and (RuleID19869KVR) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
invoice-65024835.doc
| 23,814
| 0xB637470B43BA804FE8BEAFEA51107F75
invoice-38425171.doc | 24,228
| 0xDEE26291C731ADB11A4308FE60F4E6DB

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

> Subject: Steuerformulare

Message Body:

Hallo Ihr zwei,
ich bin leider gerade erst nach Hause gekommen.
Anbei die gänderten Formulare Eurer Steuererklärung.
Diese müssen vermutlich bis morgen beim FA sein.

Mit den Fahrtkosten habt Ihr eine Erstattung von 205,95 EUR!

Or

> Subject: Rechnung November 2015

Message Body:

Hallo ,
endlich: ) Anbei die Rechnung von Juli. Ich hoffe, im Studio ist alles gut.

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 4, 2015. | | 2015-December-07 13:32 GMT
    1 | Cisco Security has detected significant activity on December 4, 2015. | | 2015-December-04 14:30 GMT
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