Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID20267: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on December 24, 2015

2015-12-24T14:37:34
ID CISCO-THREAT-42854
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-12-24T14:37:34

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42854

First Published:

2015 December 24 14:37 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 (RuleID20267) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
ENQUIRY_01678.jar
| 183,446
| 0x8C0E265B2169B46A630DEE514CBFBC41

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

> Subject: Offer needed urgently

Message Body:

Good day,
Please do provide offer before you go for xmas break.
I was given a test supply for the following attached and would like to order if your offer is comfortable.
Help with your best price so we can commense process after the new year.
With your offer please indicate price and time of delivery in Riga lativa
Thanks

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-24 14:37 GMT
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