Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID20957: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 5, 2016

2016-02-05T14:41:21
ID CISCO-THREAT-43430
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-02-05T14:41:21

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

43430

First Published:

2016 February 5 14:41 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 (RuleID20957) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
WKS-2016QJ (1).jar
| 121,657
| 0xB700DA5389F6E0F4E5507C4379674B1F

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

> Subject: FW: Inq No. P73/23 Feb

Message Body:

Van: KAMAL INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT & TRADING
Verzonden: donderdag 4 februari 2016 7:46
Aan: NLSales
Onderwerp: Re: Inq No. P73/23 Feb
Dear: I have gone through the part products in your website Kindly find attached documents file, give prices and your payment on the agreed payment terms.We need it urgently. brief catalogue and company profile.For more detailed catalogues or info kindly contact me on the following.

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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