Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID25370: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 30, 2016

2016-10-03T14:03:20
ID CISCO-THREAT-49157
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-10-03T14:03:20

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

49157

First Published:

2016 October 3 14:03 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 (RuleID25370) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Receipt 44511-66815.xls
| 26,524
| 0x1F966D1B848406B820D3A24B068F1862

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

> Subject: Receipt 44511-66815

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 30, 2016. | — | 2016-October-03
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