Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID20052: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on December 11, 2015

2015-12-11T21:41:02
ID CISCO-THREAT-42646
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-12-11T21:41:02

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42646

First Published:

2015 December 11 21:41 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 (RuleID20052) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
361052831818_0001.doc
| 97,792
| 0x6A0B5F08B6FB596904F0212000E37F2B

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

> Subject: Corresponding #504841, last payment notice

Message Body:

Dear Client,
This e-mail is pursuant to your contract with PJK Ltd. for our services date November 23, 2015 for the amount of $5,584.
Your failure to pay as per the December 08, 2015 invoice equals to the breach of our contract.
Please, acknowledge the receipt of this e-mail within three business days Please, make your payment to the corresponding
account, stated in the invoice attached no later than January 09, 2016.
In case you fail to respond to this e-mail we well be compelled to pursue all the necessary legal actions.
Thank you beforehand for your attention to this case.
Looking forward to hearing back from you.
Sincerely,
Sales Manager

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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