Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID20162: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on December 20, 2015

2015-12-21T15:25:55
ID CISCO-THREAT-42784
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-12-21T15:25:55

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42784

First Published:

2015 December 21 15:25 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 (RuleID20162) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Rob Lambert.zip / Rob Lambert.js
| 1,966
| 0xAB376C3FCAD77773B53AA415122DA275
wo.zip / invoice_SCAN_NcsRt.js | 8,048 | 0x550358B3F20343F6C46C0435BCF5D7BF

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

>
Subject: Rob Lambert

Message Body:

Hi, my name is Rob Lambert
I have attached my resume for your consideration.
Sincerely,
Rob Lambert

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-21 15:25 GMT
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