Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID21855: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on March 25, 2016

2016-03-25T20:44:32
ID CISCO-THREAT-44314
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-03-25T20:44:32

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

44314

First Published:

2016 March 25 20:44 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 (RuleID21855) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
PO.gz
| 138,592
| 0x6CC4EF359985A1A1585044704355FF67

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

> Subject: Revised PO

Message Body:

Dear,
Please kindly check our order for this month of march and also when will you sent the tracking number for me
consigning the sample you are about to send and also i think DHL will be safer for me cause my coustomers are
waiting for the sample to arrive.
Hope to hear from you Asap
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-March-25 20:44 GMT
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