Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID21279: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 23, 2016

2016-02-24T13:43:58
ID CISCO-THREAT-43696
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-02-24T13:43:58

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

43696

First Published:

2016 February 24 13:43 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 (RuleID21279) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
COMPANY CATALOG.zip / COMPANY CATALOG.scr | 671,232
| 0x2EDF185E81165EE11E015BA62593222A

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

> Subject: INQUIRY ABOUT TYRE FAIR

Message Body:

Good day Sir. How are you today ?
It was our pleasure to meet you at the tyre fair.
We believe that it was a good time to know you.
Did you get back to your office safe and sound?
We will also like to thank you for your hospitality
during our visit to your booth..Please check attached
file for our company catalog and product list and also
brief us more about the product availability, estimated
production time, lead time, cost of shipping, durability etc.
Your swift reply will be much appreciated..Have a nice day
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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