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Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID21343: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 25, 2016

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Medium Alert ID: 43753 First Published: 2016 February 25 16:10 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 (RuleID21343) may contain the following files: **Name** | **Size in Bytes** | **MD5 Checksum** ---|---|--- COMPANY PROFILE.zip / COMPANY PROFILE.exe | 1,073,664 | 0xD5A352A7F665A91FAB4C2E1B9B660E88 The following text is a sample of the email message that is associated with this threat outbreak: > Subject: **ARAB HEALTH MEETING** Message Body: **Dear Sir** **This is Jin from Shandong Yuncheng Shangpin Med.,Co.,Ltd., It was very** **nice meeting you in dubai.** **Thank you for your warm reception while in your booth. As discussed** **please see the attachment for our company profile and items we are** **interesting in.** **Please provide us with competitive prices to enter the market strongly** 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** [Cisco Security](<http://www.cisco.com/security>) [Cisco SenderBase Security Network](<http://www.senderbase.org/>) ## Revision History * Version | Description | Section | Date ---|---|---|--- 1 | Initial Release | | 2016-February-25 16:10 GMT Show Less * * * ## Legal Disclaimer * THIS DOCUMENT IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS AND DOES NOT IMPLY ANY KIND OF GUARANTEE OR WARRANTY, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE. YOUR USE OF THE INFORMATION ON THE DOCUMENT OR MATERIALS LINKED FROM THE DOCUMENT IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. CISCO RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE OR UPDATE ALERTS AT ANY TIME. A standalone copy or paraphrase of the text of this document that omits the distribution URL is an uncontrolled copy and may lack important information or contain factual errors. The information in this document is intended for end users of Cisco products