Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID23343: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on June 8, 2016

2016-06-08T12:39:30
ID CISCO-THREAT-46609
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-06-08T12:39:30

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

46609

First Published:

2016 June 8 12:39 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 (RuleID23343) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
file6545643643564275.zip / file6545643643564275.exe
| 462,336
| 0xE2618281748B1F200A7FBF35484FE2D7

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

> Subject: Korea Interlink Inc/payment advice

Message Body

Hello
Find attach remittance advice for balance payment of our last invoice. Payment was made into your new account.
Pls view attach file for your confirmation and update us as soon as you confirm payment into your bank account.
Thanks and 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-June-08 12:39 GMT
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