Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID23305: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on June 7, 2016

2016-06-07T13:33:00
ID CISCO-THREAT-46584
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-06-07T13:33:00

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

46584

First Published:

2016 June 7 13:33 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 (RuleID23305) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
H:Aaaaaaa Aaaaaaa aaa Aaaaaaa Aaaa#.zip / H:Aaaaaaa Aaaaaaa aaa Aaaaaaa Aaaa#.exe
| 560,832
| 0x33638BD6A5EDB9AAD654DC83EE045C5A

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

> Subject: Revised Invoice and Parking List

Message Body:

Sir,
Hope this email meets you well..
By instruction, please do find attached on ZIP-PDF format the
revised invoice and Parking List for your perusal.Please
acknowledged and confirm attached documents and also confirm
that the details stated are correct so we can send across to
our forwarders.Looking forward to your urgent reply and further
correspondence.
Kind 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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