Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID22347: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 19, 2016

2016-04-19T16:17:43
ID CISCO-THREAT-44735
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-04-19T16:17:43

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

44735

First Published:

2016 April 19 16:17 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 (RuleID22347) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Invoice_136822.doc
| 422,912
| 0xF1AD7F07A1E5578AB5F39EF8FB763DFE

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

> Subject: Paid Receipt #83N1201

Message Body:

Dear Rita thank you for choosing Rent Manager
Your credit card or business checking account on file has been charged today for services rendered. Thanks! We Appreciate Your Business. Please see the attached invoice for details.
Credit Card/Business Checking account Authorization Information:
4/17/2016 $53.00 Auth # - 2167241414878454878
Your current balance is : $ 0.00
LCS

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

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    1 | Initial Release | | 2016-April-19 16:17 GMT
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