Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID22809: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 11, 2016

2016-05-11T14:04:12
ID CISCO-THREAT-46125
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-05-11T14:04:12

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

46125

First Published:

2016 May 11 14:04 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 (RuleID22809) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
billy_nakita_vl_invoices_512175.zip / cash_v7id85f148.hta
| 24,518
| 0x3C896BEA3FC0565CADD092198ACE9B18

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

> Subject: FW: Please find your monthly credit card statement attached to this e-mail.

Message Body:

We would also like to let you know that your negative balance has reached a maximum limit.

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-May-11 14:04 GMT
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