Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID21341: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 25, 2016

2016-02-25T17:23:37
ID CISCO-THREAT-43751
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-02-25T17:23:37

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

43751

First Published:

2016 February 25 17:23 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 (RuleID21341) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Copy PDF-PO NO1694455.rar / Copy Pdf.scr
| 286,720
| 0xA0E8EEE4b6AE718ADA673954634387B1

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

> Subject: FW: Dear Sir

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
Confirm receipt of our copy signed PO and issue the new PI accordingly.
Note our bank address to post the original documents.
Thanks,

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

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
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    1 | Initial Release | | 2016-February-25 17:23 GMT
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