Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID23666: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on June 29, 2016

2016-06-30T11:29:24
ID CISCO-THREAT-46891
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-06-30T11:29:24

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

46891

First Published:

2016 June 30 11:29 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 (RuleID23666) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
invoice_6241082.doc | Not Available | 0x6792F5DBA96D98E33A617AE451D5E601

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

> Subject: invoice

Message Body:

I got this from you yesterday, but we never worked with you.
What is this about?
Kyle Subbert

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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