Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID21201: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 19, 2016

2016-02-19T16:13:56
ID CISCO-THREAT-43630
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-02-19T16:13:56

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

43630

First Published:

2016 February 19 16:13 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 (RuleID21201) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
photo & pictures.rar / photo & pictures.exe
| 1,507,840
| 0xEAB4540E6932FA6EA3B44236EC0E6411

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

> Subject: New Doc 431

Message Body:

Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android

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.

Related Links
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Revision History

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
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    1 | Initial Release | | 2016-February-19 16:13 GMT
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