Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID20882: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 3, 2016

2016-02-03T21:03:55
ID CISCO-THREAT-43387
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-02-03T21:03:55

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

43387

First Published:

2016 February 3 21:03 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 (RuleID20882) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
invoice_AA659448.doc
| 99,840
| 0x9195BC39A412676E557003A90E5AB788

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

> Subject: Order Dispatch: AA659448

Message Body:

Order Dispatch Confirmation
Dear Customer,
This email is to confirm that your order number AA659448 has been dispatched from our warehouse today and your order will be with you the following working day.
Your order has been dispatched via DPD and your order tracking number is 1160173211.
A VAT invoice for your order has been attached in pdf format for your reference.
Code Product Name Qty QS QB No of Packs
AAS021WTP Matt White - Permanent A4 Sheet Labels - 21 Rectangle - 63.5 mm x 38.1 mm 1000 1000 0 10
QS: Quantity Shipped
QB: Quantity Backed
If you need to contact us about this order then please call our customer care team.
Thank you for your order.
Kind 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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