Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID25292: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 29, 2016

2016-09-29T14:07:20
ID CISCO-THREAT-49072
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-09-29T14:07:20

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

49072

First Published:

2016 September 29 14:07 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 (RuleID25292) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
The Good Guys.doc
| Not Available
| 0x4543EF70BDFF5E5A2297213A3330C477

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

> Subject: The Good Guys Debt Recovery for Nmedia (J01220974)

Message Body:

Dear Bob Gunst,
Please see enclosed our invoice (1137668) for services rendered for The Good Guys in May 2016 along with extra disbursements. Note, as the original invoice is long past due it has been passed to a debt collection agency.
Truthfully,
-------------------------------Safe Stamp-----------------------------------
Your Anti-virus Service scanned this email. It is safe from known viruses.
For more information regarding this service, please contact your service provider.

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 September 29, 2016. | — | 2016-September-29
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