Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID22211: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 13, 2016

2016-04-13T14:15:51
ID CISCO-THREAT-44632
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-04-13T14:15:51

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

44632

First Published:

2016 April 13 14:15 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 (RuleID22211) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
IMG1121911732110911 PDF.zip / IMG1121911732110911 PDF.exe
| 805,376
| 0x762E0EDC0BF4DDBE5D53B41D799D76BC

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

> Subject: Top urgent

Message Body:

Good day,
Please find attached FYI
Kindly get back to us asap.

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.

Related Links
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Revision History

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
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    1 | Initial Release | | 2016-April-13 14:15 GMT
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