Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID23283: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on June 5, 2016

2016-06-06T13:28:02
ID CISCO-THREAT-46570
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-06-06T13:28:02

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

46570

First Published:

2016 June 6 13:28 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 (RuleID23283) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
SKMBT_C28414073008391.ace | Not Available | 0xAE01C1F48846350E8360D33D1AAF5C94

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

> Subject: REF: Contract No.100975/2016

Message Body:

Hello,
REF: Contract No.100975/2016
I have sent email notification yesterday, I am wondering
if you received below email? "I attach proof of 1st payment
made yesterday for Invoice No.2016 100975 and No.100976 respectively.
Here's payment copy for confirmation that the payment have been made.
Kindly check with your bank and revert if you received the payment
.

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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