Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID20446: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on January 21, 2016

2016-01-21T16:10:09
ID CISCO-THREAT-43135
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-01-21T16:10:09

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

43135

First Published:

2016 January 21 16:10 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 (RuleID20446) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
CWIH8974.doc
| 87,040
| 0x2A1CE7E1FCEFEDA1A4641F4C6BC6CBCF

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

> Subject: CWIH8974 PAYMENT RECEIVED

Message Body:

Good afternoon
Thanks very much for your payment we recently from you, however there was a missed invoice. Can you just confirm this will be included in the next payment run, or whether there were any queries with this particular invoice?
I have attached the invoice for your reference.
Kind regards
Avril
Avril Sparrowhawk
Credit Controller
Les Caves De Pyrene
Pew Corner
Old Portsmouth Road
Artington
Guildford
GU3 1LP
' +44 (0)1483 554784
6 +44 (0)1483 455068
Email Signature

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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