Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID25782: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 25, 2016

2016-10-25T18:58:35
ID CISCO-THREAT-49417
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-10-25T18:58:35

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

49417

First Published:

2016 October 25 18:58 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 (RuleID25782) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Order hashtag771249.doc
| 445,374
| 0x7167F6FDD495C989536FDF9B5E34F219

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

> Subject: Order #771249

Message Body:

Dear Customer,
Very good day to you and hope you are keeping well.
I am writing to let you know that we are interested in 23 units of order #771249 as attached.
Also please add 10 pies more of each to 23 units and what will be delivery time to Florida 32004 USA.
Please advise if you offer any warranty.
I look forward to your reply.
Thank you,

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
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    1 | Initial release to report significant activity detected by Cisco Security on October 25, 2016. | — | 2016-October-25
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