Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID23355: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on June 8, 2016

2016-06-08T18:54:01
ID CISCO-THREAT-46619
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-06-08T18:54:01

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

46619

First Published:

2016 June 8 18:54 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 (RuleID23355) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Contract Letter.ace / Contract Letter.vbs
| 365,474
| 0x4ADC378D163A6BCE40CAFB97EF5D3E1F

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

> Subject: Re: URGENT DOCUMENT ,PLEASE SIGN

Message Body:

Please find enclosed herewith an agreement/contract letter describing the scope of work, terms and conditions etc for your kind perusal, you are hereby requested to kindly go thorough the content of the enclosure and if the same is agreeable to you, kindly sign the same as an acceptance and return it to the undersigned at the earliest so as to formalise.

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-08 18:54 GMT
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