Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID28117: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on March 3, 2017

2017-03-04T02:19:39
ID CISCO-THREAT-52873
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-03-04T02:19:39

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

52873

First Published:

2017 March 4 02:19 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 (RuleID28117) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
PENDING PO#5433CD.doc
| 67,072
| 0xD691103D4D9D307F54A7B2F86781C93D

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 3, 2017. | — | 2017-March-03
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