Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID22039: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 1, 2016

2016-04-01T16:21:43
ID CISCO-THREAT-44418
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-04-01T16:21:43

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

44418

First Published:

2016 April 1 16:21 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 (RuleID22039 and RuleID22039KVR) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
654032916-2486s-422113.zip / 65119776-1345i-144820.js
| 5,742
| 0xCAD3E4528635F4FE0A2E4AAF577EBE67

Photos.zip / 47328427-2180o-780818.js | 5,639 | 0x4C5E4468E5AAA0092322C2EBD3DD7E2B

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

> Subject: FaxEmail Fax from 0233083814

Message Body:

As a valued Fax2email user your Email2fax service is now activated.
MiFone A451
How to send a fax
Compose or Create a New Email
In the 'To' field enter
0866143358@faxemail.co.za
Attach the document you would
like to FAX
Click SEND.
Support Desk: 083 913 HELP (4357)
Email: support@foneworx.co.za
Fax: 086 518 HELP (4357)
Technology powered by FoneWorx
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT

Or

> Subject: Photos

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-April-01 16:21 GMT
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