Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID23176: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 31, 2016

2016-05-31T14:23:44
ID CISCO-THREAT-46463
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-05-31T14:23:44

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

46463

First Published:

2016 May 31 14:23 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 (RuleID23176) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Ref.231318520.docm | Not Available | 0x9F8CE32C59CADDACAC1E2AF5EFE2CA75

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

> Subject: Your AWB Shipping Docs From Your Client; Confirm

Message Body:

Dear Sir/Madam,
Please kindly see attachment and view original bill of
Lading/ Invoice confirmation attached; This was made for
your company through one of your customers. Please confirm
to us before shipment.

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.

Related Links
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Revision History

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    1 | Initial Release | | 2016-May-31 14:23 GMT
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