Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID23231: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on June 1, 2016

2016-06-01T21:37:56
ID CISCO-THREAT-46486
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-06-01T21:37:56

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

46486

First Published:

2016 June 1 21:37 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 (RuleID23231) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
contract_7565176.doc
| 227,328
| 0xE16D41F32ADA95D908F2B7FA46BD9C34

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

> Subject: Re: Re: contract

Message Body:

You have not signed the last page.
I am attaching it , please sign it, scan it and forward it back to me.
Thank you

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-June-01 21:37 GMT
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