Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID20004: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on December 9, 2015

2015-12-09T22:15:28
ID CISCO-THREAT-42602
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-12-09T22:15:28

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42602

First Published:

2015 December 9 22:15 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 (RuleID20004) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
155865 - Zahlungsavis 60230946 vom 07.12.2015.DOC
| 78,336
| 0x685525155BCE3BFBE1EFFAF0921B3E0C

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

> Subject: 155865 - Zahlungsavis 60230946 vom 07.12.2015

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
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    1 | Initial Release | | 2015-December-09 22:15 GMT
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