Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID25956: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 1, 2016

2016-11-02T13:16:56
ID CISCO-THREAT-49543
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-11-02T13:16:56

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

49543

First Published:

2016 November 2 13:16 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 (RuleID25956) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
detailed_bill_0033ed2b3.zip / detailed bill FDC69.vbs
| Not Available
| 0xBAC1E9AF56963976B4D5B1CFA29404E3

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 November 1, 2016. | — | 2016-November-02
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