Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID23953: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 23, 2016

2016-07-25T13:53:05
ID CISCO-THREAT-47219
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-07-25T13:53:05

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

47219

First Published:

2016 July 25 13:53 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 (RuleID23953 and RuleID23953KVR) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
705429620433.docm | 54,341
| 0xEDA3CF4DC55E9F3DE5F5157E89928E7C

974309060859.DOCM | 54,058
| 0x2A2B733CB6C9AFF8CA86114FA9FC06E7

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

> Subject: PO3

Message Body:

Hi
Please see Fedex label as attached
Kindest Regards

Or

>
Subject: 974309060859

Message Body:

Print 5

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.

Related Links
Cisco Security
Cisco SenderBase Security Network

Revision History

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
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    1 | Initial Release | | 2016-July-25 13:53 GMT
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