Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID22377: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 21, 2016

2016-04-21T19:29:02
ID CISCO-THREAT-44767
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-04-21T19:29:02

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

44767

First Published:

2016 April 21 19:29 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 (RuleID22377) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
DOCS.zip / Docs.jar
| 214,644
| 0x39F4CFF51DC4698AF4C533ACDF1DD225

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

> Subject: Requested documents

Message Body:

At long last, here is my information. Please confirm that these files come over correctly as I had trouble getting them done.
I did the best I could to get everything to you today.
Not in any particular order attached are:
The application
2013-2015 Tax Returns with W2's
Two pay stubs (there are two for each payroll since I have a separate car allowance)
The Bank of America Savings Statement
The Chase Estate Statement which is in Scott's Estate but my $$
The Merrill Lynch Statement
My 401K Statement
My Wells Fargo retirement/IRA Statement
Let me know what else you need and thank you for your help.
Best,
Denis

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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