Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID20487: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on January 15, 2016

2016-01-15T20:04:37
ID CISCO-THREAT-43045
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-01-15T20:04:37

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

43045

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 (RuleID20487) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
ScannedDocs122151.doc
| 93,184
| 0xF3FAE0B40B5C7C85AD2EC579108AC0EA

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

> Subject: Scanned Document

Message Body:

Find the attachment for the scanned Document

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.

Related Links
Cisco Security
Cisco SenderBase Security Network

Revision History

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
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    1 | Initial Release | | 2016-January-15 20:04 GMT
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