Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID21292: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 23, 2016

2016-02-24T13:43:50
ID CISCO-THREAT-43703
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-02-24T13:43:50

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

43703

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 (RuleID21292) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
ringcentral_fax_18940331.doc | Not Available | 0x6E92B8719F64BFE9C6B8AC23EA418991

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

> Subject: New Fax Message from (626) 850-5382 on Mon, 22 Feb 2016

Message Body:

You Have a New Fax Message
From: (626) 850-5382
Received: Mon, 22 Feb 2016 16:18:22 +0200
Pages: 4
To: seanr@brooksandsparks.com
To view this message, open the attachment
or use RingCentral Mobile App (download) to
have instant access to all your messages on the go.
Thank you for using RingCentral.

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

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