Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID21589: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on March 11, 2016

2016-03-11T14:58:05
ID CISCO-THREAT-44064
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-03-11T14:58:05

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

44064

First Published:

2016 March 11 14:58 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 (RuleID21589) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
requirement.zip / requirement.exe
| 939,008
| 0x90779CF3BFA1F6750E7485D15E001F30

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

> Subject: Request For Quotation Urgently.

Message Body:

Hello Dear,
We are interested in your products. Kindly find our requirement
attached.
Pls quote your best price and get back to us with your quotations.
Kindly attend immediately.
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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Revision History

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    1 | Initial Release | | 2016-March-11 14:58 GMT
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