Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID24708: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 30, 2016

2016-08-30T14:23:01
ID CISCO-THREAT-48663
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-08-30T14:23:01

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

48663

First Published:

2016 August 30 14:23 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 (RuleID24708) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
0022957.zip / bsUZowE.wsf
| 28,684
| 0x1322A828640B4244C495352E23D92B1A

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

> Subject: Please find attached invoice no: 2600151

Message Body:

Attached is a Print Manager form.
Format = Portable Document Format File (PDF)

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.

Revision History

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
    ---|---|---|---
    1 | Initial release to report significant activity detected by Cisco Security on August 30, 2016. | — | 2016-August-30
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