Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID22217: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 13, 2016

2016-04-13T14:23:42
ID CISCO-THREAT-44640
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-04-13T14:23:42

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

44640

First Published:

2016 April 13 14:23 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 (RuleID22217) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
emmitance copy( 29938).rar / emmitance copy( 29938).exe
| 2,145,792
| 0xFCF26E049279FB4A0659E77029BA4608

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

> Subject: Re Signed Invoice and Swift Copy

Message Body:

Kindly find attached Swift Copy and
invoice as directed by our Agent.
Please confirm with us once you
receive the payment in your Bank.
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.

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Revision History

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
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    1 | Initial Release | | 2016-April-13 14:23 GMT
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