Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID19943: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on December 6, 2015

2015-12-07T14:15:25
ID CISCO-THREAT-42545
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-12-07T14:15:25

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42545

First Published:

2015 December 7 14:15 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 (RuleID19943) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Urgent Requirement.zip / Urgent Requirement.exe | 626,176
| 0x64DB2AE26759B3D44A02FCF3B3FCDEB7

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

> Subject: Urgent Requirement Invoice//Catalog//Quotatio Aganist January 2016

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
Greetings from “Hi-Tech Private Limited.
We have a Purchase requirement Invoice items.
Kindly arrange to send us the best quote at the earliest.
Thanking you in advance and look forward to your support for the mutual benefits.
Yours faithfully,

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-07 14:15 GMT
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