Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID26897: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on December 15, 2016

2016-12-15T16:34:43
ID CISCO-THREAT-52123
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-12-15T16:34:43

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

52123

First Published:

2016 December 15 16:34 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 (RuleID26897) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
InboundMessage.doc
| 148,480
| 0xECF1D9E13ADAB08224B99026E27FB5b6

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

> Subject: eFax message from - 4 page(s), Caller-ID:

Message Body:

You have a new fax!
Logo_efax
You have a new fax from eFax! Click attachment to view.
Fax Details
Caller ID:
Date Received:
Type: Number of pages:
Reference #:
2016-12-13 08:49:19 GMT
Attached in doc
4
chd_did1-
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Thank you for choosing eFax!
Sincerely,

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 December 15, 2016. | — | 2016-December-15
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