Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID20088: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on December 15, 2015

2015-12-15T14:43:40
ID CISCO-THREAT-42670
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-12-15T14:43:40

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42670

First Published:

2015 December 15 14:43 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 (RuleID20088) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
new revised inquiry.doc | 39,424
| 0x777DDE0A861C251B94C289057173A030

new inquiry .doc | 33,280
| 0x45609C6B498C5F51680D6EBD384F277E

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

> Subject: new bunker inquiry

Message Body:

Hello Sir/Madam
We are available for the following bunker stem
requirement for our vessels at their next call at port.
Please quote your best price on cash in advance basis.
IFO 310 - 770 - 900 MTS, / MGO - 450 MT
Thanks and Best Regards,

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-15 14:43 GMT
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