Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID19915: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on December 4, 2015

2015-12-04T21:23:26
ID CISCO-THREAT-42525
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-12-04T21:23:26

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42525

First Published:

2015 December 4 21:23 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 (RuleID19915 and RuleID19915KVR) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
order_2393.doc
| 71,680
| 0xBF8F585A054C00552511C0BDED656C4C
order_2393.doc
| 71,680
| 0x2486630B42FE04CD0A19AA6BFF1EE7E8

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

> Subject: ICM - Invoice #2393

Message Body:

Dear Customer,
Please find invoice 2393 attached.
Kind 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.

Related Links
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Revision History

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
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    1 | Initial Release | | 2015-December-04 21:23 GMT
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