Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID21284: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 23, 2016

2016-02-24T13:44:03
ID CISCO-THREAT-43698
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-02-24T13:44:03

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

43698

First Published:

2016 February 24 13:44 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 (RuleID21284) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Image.ace / Image.exe | 240,640
| 0x8AACB8ADA7EEDE935435829AABA0D0D1

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

> Subject: Attached order

Message Body:

Dear sir,
We wish to introduce our company as VICKS Trade
Group based in Romania.We are hereby contacting
your company through the reference of your
reliable customer here in Romania.
Kindly Find and download our attached Catalog/Designs
and let us know if you can manufacture & supply in bulk.
Thanks & 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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