Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID23788: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 10, 2016

2016-07-11T14:53:01
ID CISCO-THREAT-47045
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-07-11T14:53:01

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

47045

First Published:

2016 July 11 14:53 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 (RuleID23788) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
5916account.gz / 070716screen.scr
| 1,154,048
| 0x2870B62A6922CD68A297697085736C6F

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

> Subject: Finally! Reimbursement is suffered

Message Body:

Our company want to show you a report of your weekly overpayment.
You may receive all the information you need attached document.
Sounded like total gibberish to me, but then she blushed, and I
figured I was better off not knowing.

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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