Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID28089: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on March 1, 2017

2017-03-01T19:32:13
ID CISCO-THREAT-52833
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-03-01T19:32:13

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

52833

First Published:

2017 March 1 19:32 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 (RuleID28089) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
LATEST MP4 WIKILEAKS EXPOSES TRUMP.exe
| 1,303,263
| 0x610F4893CABDBF1631AA2B6C40698052

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

> Subject: LATEST!! WIKILEAKS NEW VIDEO ON TRUMP'S HIDDEN SCANDAL

Message Body:

Another shocking and unbelievable leak on Donald Trump one week after
his inauguration. This short video clip explains it all,a hidden scandal
that all americans must know ; Happy viewing

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 March 1, 2017. | — | 2017-March-01
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