Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID20478: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on January 15, 2016

2016-01-15T20:04:25
ID CISCO-THREAT-43041
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-01-15T20:04:25

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

43041

First Published:

2016 January 15 20:04 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 (RuleID20478) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Invoice no-95378987.jar
| 119,062
| 0x6C66929E26C589DA6EFE5A4B7AED6129

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

> Subject: FW: Re:KEPZ SHIPMENT INV.NO.SFML-1001, 1016-16 REQUEST FOR PAYMENT

Message Body:

Dear Srs.
Please we want you to confirm your bank details as attached in the invoice below
because we are about to transfer the balance payment to you so that we don't transfer payment to the wrong account or people.
Saludos Cordiales / Best Regards,

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 | | 2016-January-15 20:04 GMT
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