Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID20486: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on January 16, 2016

2016-01-19T13:31:57
ID CISCO-THREAT-43057
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-01-19T13:31:57

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

43057

First Published:

2016 January 19 13:31 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 (RuleID20486) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
shipping documents.pdf(1).zip / ramzy.exe | 1,961,984
| 0x6E6663AFBE82199C9025CA4F3C815514

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

> Subject: Confirm the Shipping Docs

Message Body:

Dear customer,
***The following 1 piece(s) have been sent by a Customer via DHL Express
dated 14/01/2016 with AWB# 8349740114
Find attached Scanned copy of the shipping documents and more
information about the parcel and confirm if the address is
correct for shipment.
Thank you.
*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-19 13:31 GMT
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