Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID23965: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 25, 2016

2016-07-25T18:12:52
ID CISCO-THREAT-47226
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-07-25T18:12:52

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

47226

First Published:

2016 July 25 18:12 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 (RuleID23965) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
ResersRacing.rar / ResersRacing.exe
| 568,832
| 0xE3B2B581A210227660F8C311609AE54A

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

> Subject: Congratulations on your Winnings

Message Body:

Congratulations on your winnings, Your email has been received as the GRAND PRIZE 2016 Toyota® Highlander® LE PLUS Winner of the RESERS FINE FOOD promotional sweepstakes.
You are requested to provide your ID proof like driving licence or international passport photocopy ,Scan it and send it to us via email attachment immediately you receive this mail notification.
See Attach for your confirmation Letter as the Grand Prize Winner.Download Attached File and view on a computer and follow the next step to receive your prize.
Best Regards
Reser’s Fine Foods, Inc.
Beaverton, OR 97006.

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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