Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID23051: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 24, 2016

2016-05-24T14:03:39
ID CISCO-THREAT-46354
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-05-24T14:03:39

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

46354

First Published:

2016 May 24 14:03 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 (RuleID23051) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
IMG647775775884884898484DOC.gz /
IMG647775775884884898484DOC.exe
| 1,915,392
| 0xBCA14AA1E72E531AA2A2F0F5E0C7AAA8

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

> Subject: Payment Copy.

Message Body:

Dear Sir
As per your Invoice sent to us last week, Please see attached for the copy
of the Payment remitted by our purchase manager.
Please inform us the date of shipment and time of delivery.
Best Regards

> >

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-24 14:03 GMT
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