Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID21221: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 19, 2016

2016-02-22T21:48:03
ID CISCO-THREAT-43662
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-02-22T21:48:03

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

43662

First Published:

2016 February 22 21:48 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 (RuleID21221) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Document Contract.rar / Document Contract pdf.exe | 1,317,888
| 0x6B3080B230884CD044DB4F8ED3795A75

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

> Subject: Advice as soon

Message Body:

Hello Dear,
I hope my mail meets you in good condition,
I tried to reach you on
phone, but your numbers were not going.
Please find attached draft contract, Pls
download and advise us as soon.
Awaiting for your urgent response.
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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    1 | Initial Release | | 2016-February-22 21:48 GMT
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