Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID20316: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on January 4, 2016

2016-01-04T16:38:31
ID CISCO-THREAT-42883
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-01-04T16:38:31

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42883

First Published:

2016 January 4 16:38 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 (RuleID20316) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Swift 481.ace
| 332,953
| 1BA12E012D619568635B302D721B6799

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

> Subject: [EXT] USD$ 328,000.00 Payment

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
Please find the transfer copy of USD$ 328,000.00 attached.
Wish you a joyous and prosperous 2016.
With Best Regards,
SaiGanesh G Abdulkader
Remittance and IT Dept, Khalil Al Fardan Exchange
P: +9714-4578904 | F: +9714-5678996
M: +97157-456678 |
P.O.Box: 4065, Dubai, U.A.E

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 | | 2016-January-04 16:38 GMT
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