Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID21904: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on March 24, 2016

2016-03-24T15:48:52
ID CISCO-THREAT-44284
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-03-24T15:48:52

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

44284

First Published:

2016 March 24 15:48 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 (RuleID21904) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Bank_details_pdf.ace
| 501,425
| 0x9AE79D326AC8CA65E8CBB24CFBA69CEF

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

> Subject: Re:Bank Details.

Message Body:

Good Day,
We will make the payment as soon as possible.
Please re confirm your bank details on the attached file before we can proceed with the payment to avoid any mistake. We will forward you the TT slip once we send payment.
Awaiting your confirmation email.
Thanks and 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-24 15:48 GMT
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