Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID28071: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 28, 2017

2017-02-28T13:58:32
ID CISCO-THREAT-52791
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-02-28T13:58:32

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

52791

First Published:

2017 February 28 13:58 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 (RuleID28071) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
SC20170227.rar / SC20170227.scr
| 917,504
| 0xFC617A4E9E36E935B961048703241559

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 February 28, 2017. | — | 2017-February-28
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