Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID22425: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 22, 2016

2016-04-22T13:39:43
ID CISCO-THREAT-44795
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-04-22T13:39:43

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

44795

First Published:

2016 April 22 13:39 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 (RuleID22425) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
0002439224.tgz
| 3,058
| 0xE91BA077B52E7FC1E5CB6C78E4DC8869

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

> Subject: Dispatched Purchase Order

Message Body:

Purchase Order, 11300 / 0002439224, has been Dispatched. Please detach and print the attached Purchase Order.
Please do not respond to this e-mail as the mailbox is not monitored.
________
Confidentiality Notice: In accordance with Covance's Data Classification Policy, this email, including attachment(s), is classified as Confidential or Highly Confidential. This e-mail transmission may contain confidential or legally privileged information that is intended only for the individual or entity named in the e-mail address. If you are not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any disclosure, copying, distribution, or dissemination of the content of this e-mail is strictly prohibited.
If you have received this e-mail transmission in error or this email is not intended for you, please delete or destroy all copies of this message in your possession and inform the sender. Thank you.
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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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