Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID21829: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on March 21, 2016

2016-03-21T14:58:47
ID CISCO-THREAT-44233
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-03-21T14:58:47

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

44233

First Published:

2016 March 21 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 (RuleID21829) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
DHL_Notification_card.zip / DeliverNow_Notification_Card00109.js
| Not Available
| 0x49D973156162644DC7313519221C4799

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

> Subject: DHL DeliverNow Notification Card on lost shipment [1st notification]

Message Body:

Welcome,
** This is an automatically generated email, please do not reply

I have received a notification card. What does that mean?
If the delivery agent has been unable to reach you at home, he can deposit your shipment in a PACKSTATION and may leave a notification card with you. This card will allow you to pick up your shipment from a PACKSTATION. This notification card is primarily used as an advertising medium for PACKSTATION. The recipient is thus able to see for themselves how simple the service is without any obligation.
How do I pick up my shipment with the notification card?
The address of the PACKSTATION holding your shipment can be found on the card. At the machine, simply hold the barcode on the card in front of the scanner built into the PACKSTATION. The machine will then guide you through the necessary steps.
DHL Global Forwarding
DHL Parcelshop finder
DHL Global | Contact Center
DHL Global | Country Profile
2016 DHL International GmbH. All rights reserved.**

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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