Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID30226: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 17, 2017

2017-08-17T15:56:33
ID CISCO-THREAT-54872
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-08-17T15:56:33

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

54872

First Published:

2017 August 17 15:56 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 (RuleID30226) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
qsl_E-18-0170-312-D_08pdf.arj / qsl_E-18-0170-312-D_08pdf.exe
| 700,928
| 0xDA2AE57B8C5786A8E748E0AF472FA8EC

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 August 17, 2017. | — | 2017-August-17
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