Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID22256: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 14, 2016

2016-04-14T13:43:08
ID CISCO-THREAT-44655
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-04-14T13:43:08

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

44655

First Published:

2016 April 14 13:43 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 (RuleID22256) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Invoicexxx3454.rar / Invoicexxx3454.exe
| 976,896
| 0xF0A2BC5F26D4F87ACDBDB252B169965B

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

> Subject: Invoice

Message Body:

Good day,
On behalf of my colleague we will like to
confirm if the attached invoices are paid
or not before we can forward to our
account department for payment.
Thanks & 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-14 13:43 GMT
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