Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID21938: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on March 26, 2016

2016-03-28T16:05:23
ID CISCO-THREAT-44331
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-03-28T16:05:23

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

44331

First Published:

2016 March 28 16:05 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 (RuleID21938) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Statement Of Account For The Month Of March 2016.zip / Statement Of Account For The Month Of March 2016.exe | 1,315,328
| 0x10A8414DAC7736374469C868514F7411

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

> Subject: View Your Bank Statement

Message Body:

Dear valued Customer,
You have a new statement of account for the month of March. Do review this
statement at the attach below or log on to your Westpac online banking to view
your bank statement. It is important that you check your account statement to
ensure there is no error or unauthorized transactions.
Thanks for using Westpac online banking

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-28 16:05 GMT
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