Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID20778: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on January 28, 2016

2016-01-28T14:37:42
ID CISCO-THREAT-43256
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-01-28T14:37:42

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

43256

First Published:

2016 January 28 14:37 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 (RuleID20778) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
SOA-3411.zip / SOA-3411.com | 1,236,992
| 0x60D3DEB7CDF3B7E32CD6D2BF67834C66

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

> Subject: confirm attached invoice(s) for Dec/Jan TT

Message Body:

Dear Sir/Madam,
kindly confirm the attached invoices for the transfer of the
balance payment before the holiday.Please leave your office
number in next email ,we will send TT proof and call to confirm TT payment.
All Dec/Jan invoices toatl amount .. 150,000 usd
please kindly confirm
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

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