Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID21035: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 11, 2016

2016-02-11T16:09:57
ID CISCO-THREAT-43507
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-02-11T16:09:57

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

43507

First Published:

2016 February 11 16:09 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 (RuleID21035) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
MX62EDO 10.02.2016.doc
| 69,632
| 0x027FC43DF07BD668667EC20FCA76C54F

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

> Subject: Emailing: MX62EDO 10.02.2016

Message Body:

Your message is ready to be sent with the following file or link
attachments: MX62EDO 10.02.2016 SERVICE SHEET
Note: To protect against computer viruses, e-mail programs may prevent
sending or receiving certain types of file attachments. Check your e-mail
security settings to determine how attachments are handled.
---
This email has been checked for viruses by Avast antivirus software.
hxxps: //www.avast.com/antivirus

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 16:09 GMT
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