Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID21162: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 19, 2016

2016-02-19T18:32:22
ID CISCO-THREAT-43625
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-02-19T18:32:22

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

43625

First Published:

2016 February 19 18:32 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 (RuleID21162) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
19875_Rechnung_2016-11365_20160215.docm
| 38,801
| 0x322D7F0E976143BEB536C68CCBE2A56A

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

> Subject: Rechnung 2016-11365

Message Body:

Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren,
anbei erhalten Sie das Dokument 'Rechnung 2016-11365' im DOC-Format. Um es betrachten und ausdrucken zu können, ist der DOC Reader erforderlich. Diesen können Sie sich kostenlos in der aktuellen Version aus dem Internet installieren.
Mit freundlichen Grüssen
Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,
please find attached document ''Rechnung 2016-11365' im DOC-Format. To view and print these forms, you need the DOC Reader, which can be downloaded on the Internet free of charge.
Best 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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