Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID21028: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 11, 2016

2016-02-11T14:39:41
ID CISCO-THREAT-43501
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-02-11T14:39:41

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

43501

First Published:

2016 February 11 14:39 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 (RuleID21028) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
PO#24567897.zip / PO#24567897.exe
| 349,184
| 0xCD6E7E86F0500FBF989517F6D3D7FFCE

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

> Message Body:

Dear sir
Kindly quote your best price for the attached.
Kindest Regards,
Sales Manager

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

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
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    1 | Initial Release | | 2016-February-11 14:39 GMT
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