Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID26652: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 30, 2016

2016-11-30T19:11:25
ID CISCO-THREAT-49912
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-11-30T19:11:25

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

49912

First Published:

2016 November 30 19:11 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 (RuleID26652) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
COPY.29112016.90297.XLS
| 28,453
| 0xE525D12CF4EEC392B6EE573A1E7FE581

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

> Subject: File COPY.29112016.90297.XLS Sent 29/11/2016

Message Body:

**can you please pass this invoice for payment thank you


Confidentiality Notice - The information contained in this E-Mail, and any attachments, is intended for the named recipients only. It may contain confidential and/or privileged information. If you are not the intended recipient, you must not copy, distribute, or take any action in reliance on it. Any views expressed do not necessarily reflect the views of the company. Please note that whilst the company takes steps to protect against viruses it cannot accept liability for any virus accidentally transmitted. If you receive this E-Mail by mistake, please advise the sender by using the reply facility in your E-Mail software and then delete it.**

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 30, 2016. | — | 2016-November-30
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