Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID22163: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 9, 2016

2016-04-11T13:47:41
ID CISCO-THREAT-44600
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-04-11T13:47:41

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

44600

First Published:

2016 April 11 13:47 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 (RuleID22163) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
D & H Distributing Co.doc | Not Available | 0xC2D148BB8127687DE1AE3B0830A8A85F

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

> Subject: D & H Distributing Co March Invoice #096168

Message Body:

Hi Ernie,
I'm just checking in to find out if you have got a chance to
deposit $1,183.00 payment for the invoice no. INV/16-00092341.
We realize that payments are sometimes overlooked, so there
would be no problem if you could just send it today or asap.
See the current invoice for D & H Distributing Co attached.
Best,

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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