Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID20845: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 2, 2016

2016-02-02T14:54:28
ID CISCO-THREAT-43374
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-02-02T14:54:28

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

43374

First Published:

2016 February 2 14:54 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 (RuleID20845) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Feb_2016_Order_Sheet.zip / Jan_2016_Order_Sheet.vbe
| 1,167
| 0x8686F07A2899CEF476293D9E51386774

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

> Subject: Fw: Order

Message Body:

Dear,
Our new order.
Are you still using the following email ID? (karen.smith@jdpa.com)
Thank You
Sandra Barbosa
Hytex Decorative Textiles
www.hytex.com

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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