Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID21999: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on March 30, 2016

2016-03-30T19:21:55
ID CISCO-THREAT-44373
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-03-30T19:21:55

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

44373

First Published:

2016 March 30 19:21 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 (RuleID21999) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
PO.gz
| 155,088
| 0x78B845DF8336DD085DD0A24F4F7AEC87

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

> Subject: RE: PO

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
We are interested in some products, please send us your best price,
FOB and payment terms and delivery time for the following item
attached below.
Find our sample and quote us your best price and MOQ.
Await soonest reply.
Regards,
33 West Bacon Street
Plainville, MA 02762
Office: 1-774-987-1228

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-30 19:21 GMT
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