Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID20272: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on December 24, 2015

2015-12-24T15:01:26
ID CISCO-THREAT-42859
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-12-24T15:01:26

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42859

First Published:

2015 December 24 15:01 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 (RuleID20272) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Shipping docs.jar
| 184,606
| 0xDD83FE46DF87FE25C5ADF7FF218065

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

> Subject: Shipping docs

Message Body:

Dear,
Attached please find the complete shipping documents for your Vessel ETD on Dec 11 / ETA on/about Dec 28.The original document (include 2/3 BL / Inv / PL / Insurance) will be send on today via DHL to your address.please confirm address. Thanks.
Also provide Tel no. and contact person immediately.
B. Regards
Kelly Yeung
Five Star Shipping
Direct Line: 3106 6506
Fax: 3106 2168

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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