Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID20054: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on December 12, 2015

2015-12-11T21:38:29
ID CISCO-THREAT-42648
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-12-14T13:35:15

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42648

First Published:

2015 December 11 21:38 GMT

Last Updated:

2015 December 14 13:35 GMT

Version:

2

Summary

  • Cisco Security has detected significant activity related to spam email messages distributing malicious software.

Email messages that are related to this threat (RuleID20054) and (RuleID20054KVR) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Resume.doc
| 50,895
| 0x3B4914287915F961CCC6E3B6EB2631C8

Resume.doc | 53,289
| 0x213CEEEAB5E02A9F2EE26887BB77ECB9

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

> Subject: Job

Message Body:

Hi
I saw your website and I'm very interested in applying for a job.
Possibily even an unpaid internship.
Please see my resume.
Sincerely yours,
Alissa Rovinsky

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
    ---|---|---|---
    2 | Cisco Security has detected significant activity on December 12, 2015. | | 2015-December-14 13:35 GMT
    1 | Cisco Security has detected significant activity on December 11, 2015. | | 2015-December-11 21:38 GMT
    1 | Initial Release | | 2015-December-11 21:38 GMT
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