Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID26168: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 8, 2016

2016-11-08T16:43:21
ID CISCO-THREAT-49618
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-11-08T16:43:21

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

49618

First Published:

2016 November 8 16:43 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 (RuleID26168) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Letter Of Demand.pdf.gz / YT67tD71160.exe
| 266,240
| 0x2DDF56C0A5B2CA2BDA217615D9B44F36

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 | — | 2016-November-08
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