Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID19954: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on December 7, 2015

2015-12-07T20:08:29
ID CISCO-THREAT-42560
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-12-07T20:08:29

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42560

First Published:

2015 December 7 20:08 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 (RuleID19954) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Scan20151206.zip / Scan20151206.exe
| 872,879
| 0xAF4D333EC81239360B447DC8F3BCA3C1

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

> Subject: Re: FWD Outward Remmitance copy

Message Body:

**Good Day,
We Our bank has sent the Transfers, Please see attached the scan copy .
Kindly confirm to me rhe details on the swift is correct.
Waiting for your quickest reply,
Kind Regards
Tarek Reda
Sales Manager.
Assist Operation Manager.


SOFITRANS
48 El Horria ST. From El Nozha ST. – Cairo - Egypt
Tel: (+202) 241 49 139 - EXT : 120
Fax: (+202) 241 48 413
Cell: (+2) - 010 - 183 6 777 6
E-mail: info@sofitrans-eg.com , web : www.sofitrans-eg.com**

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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