Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID20534: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on January 21, 2016

2016-01-21T14:36:00
ID CISCO-THREAT-43129
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-01-21T14:36:00

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

43129

First Published:

2016 January 21 14:36 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 (RuleID20534) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
specification.docm
| 111,168
| 0x6B1813EF8847C71BC597F28C8A449BC2

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

> Subject: Items

Message Body:

Hello,
Please find the attached file the list and specification of our items. If order is available as specified and can meet up the supply date, then kindly reply with quotation and mode of payments.
Thanks

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-21 14:36 GMT
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