Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID22487: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 26, 2016

2016-04-26T16:37:41
ID CISCO-THREAT-44838
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-04-26T16:37:41

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

44838

First Published:

2016 April 26 16:37 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 (RuleID22487) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
PDF-Details.ace / PDF-Details.exe | 1,292,800 | 0x69390A4469D1525FA8D91229E3F2ACA9

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

> Message Body:

Hello
Our Sister has forwarded to us
your invoice for payment,
Last week Please fine
the Payment confirmation Copy
for your view.
Hopefully you will receive today
Thanks

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-26 16:37 GMT
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