Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID22214: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 13, 2016

2016-04-13T14:15:54
ID CISCO-THREAT-44634
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-04-13T14:15:54

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

44634

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 (RuleID22214) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Rfq_V-16-490-312-D_03pdf.gz / Rfq_V-16-490-312-D_03pdf.exe
| 415,744
| 0xC956ACA9F2A3950DDBE8B6A4727F1C66

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

> Subject: REQUEST FOR QUOTATION

Message Body:

Hello
Good day,
We just sent you our Request for Quotation via ShipServ.
Attached please find additional data, as announced in our ShipServ inquiry.
We are looking forward to receiving your quotation.
Best Regards

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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