Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID22509: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 28, 2016

2016-04-28T16:51:44
ID CISCO-THREAT-44885
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-04-28T16:51:44

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

44885

First Published:

2016 April 28 16:51 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 (RuleID22509) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Payment02.ace / Payments.scr
| 516,608
| 0xCBFDA5CA9BF79A4AF1D34960D8C7EEAF

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

> Subject: Payment

Message Body:

--
Please find attached proof of payment for the Quotation.
Thanking you and look forward to receiving product.
Kind Regards
Chere Munro
General Manager
TEL: - 041-581 7262
EMAIL: - info@brandconsumerstargets.net
63 Villiers Road, Walmer, Port Elizabeth, 6070

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-28 16:51 GMT
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