Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID24007: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 28, 2016

2016-07-28T13:49:19
ID CISCO-THREAT-48276
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-07-28T13:49:19

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

48276

First Published:

2016 July 28 13:49 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 (RuleID24007) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
FYI 26_07_2016.gz / FYI 26_07_2016.exe
| 1,714,240
| 0x755D085201817732AD285B60A60F074C

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

> Subject: FYI #93613

Message Body:

Hello,
Enclosed you will find the transfer slip made for the balance payment
€17,500. This payment is for the outstanding payment on order made on
July. 14th, 2016, transaction #93613.
We thank you for your great service.
Sincerely,

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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    1 | Initial Release | | 2016-July-28 13:49 GMT
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