Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID22215: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 13, 2016

2016-04-13T14:21:35
ID CISCO-THREAT-44639
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-04-13T14:21:35

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

44639

First Published:

2016 April 13 14:21 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 (RuleID22215) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Invoice_PO09042016.scr
| 654,336
| 0x687E6F7C93796A271BB6997601B77FC2

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

> Subject: Your Able Web Order Confirmation

Message Body:

Dear Customer,
Thank you so much for placing an order with Able Web.
Your order shipped out already, and you will be able
to enjoy your products shortly!For your convenience,
Here is a copy of your Detailed invoice including
all tracking information

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-April-13 14:21 GMT
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