Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID20292: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on December 25, 2015

2016-01-04T14:20:13
ID CISCO-THREAT-42874
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-01-04T14:20:13

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42874

First Published:

2016 January 4 14:20 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 (RuleID20292) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Order #5908192.zip / Order #5908192.js | 2,129
| 0xF94836F5D875C1760C0FD90E184D8928

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

> Subject: Order #5908192

Message Body:

Thank you for your order, has been successfully confirmed.
Thank you,

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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