Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID21032: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 14, 2016

2016-02-15T13:48:08
ID CISCO-THREAT-43550
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-02-15T13:48:08

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

43550

First Published:

2016 February 15 13:48 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 (RuleID21032) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
FEBUARY_PO_ETA.ace | Not Available | 0x4724B8B17C59B83C4E6CA5609D616AA6

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

> Subject: Purchase Order.

Message Body:

Dear sir,
We are very interested in your products and want a long term business
relationship with your esteemed company.
Please send me quotation for the listed items as attached in the
document, we want to make new order for your products urgently for our
new project.
Thanks,

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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