Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID19878: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on December 4, 2015

2015-12-04T15:39:53
ID CISCO-THREAT-42515
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-12-04T15:39:53

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42515

First Published:

2015 December 4 15:39 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 (RuleID19878) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
ebill0765017.doc
| 89,600
| 0x2B1FF4B456E926329A895BE8AC136661

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

> Subject: Shell Fuel Card E-bill 0765017 for Account B500101 31/12/2014

Message Body:

Account: B500101
Please find your e-bill 0765017 for 30/10/2015 attached.
To manage you account online please click hxxp://eservices.fuelcardservices.com
If you would like to order more fuel cards please click hxxp://www.fuelcard-group.com/cardorder/shell-burnley.pdf
If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Regards
Cards Admin.
Fuel Card Services Ltd
T 01282 410704
F 0844 870 9837
E support@fuelcardservices.com
Supplied according to our terms and conditions. (see hxxp://www.fuelcardservices.com/ebill.pdf).
Please also note that if you cannot open this attachment and are using Outlook Express
to view your mail you should select Tools / Options / Security Tab and deselect the
option marked "Do not allow attachments to be opened that potentially may be a virus".
All of our outgoing mail is fully virus scanned but we recommend this facility is
re-enabled if you do not use virus scanning software.

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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