Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID23931: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 23, 2016

2016-07-25T13:53:09
ID CISCO-THREAT-47221
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-07-25T13:53:09

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

47221

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 (RuleID23931) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
AF117_heazz.zip / INV000 3648.js | 246,981
| 0xB39BE556BA98ED955D987F81A2D56872

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

> Subject: Financial statement

Message Body:

Pardon me for the delay in responding to your last email.
Regarding your inquiry, I am sending the financial statement attached.

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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