Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID30267: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 21, 2017

2017-08-21T15:00:33
ID CISCO-THREAT-54900
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-08-21T15:00:33

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

54900

First Published:

2017 August 21 15:00 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 (RuleID30267) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Scan_004_0537150081.rar / 4160921604.vbs
| 5,647
| 0x75B9A6956DAE691B2069B4D2931FE230

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

> Subject: Scanned Image from a Xerox WorkCentre

Message Body:

You have a received a new image from Xerox WorkCentre.
Sent by:
Number of Images: 4
Attachment File Type: PDF
WorkCentre Pro Location: Machine location not set
Device Name:
Attached file is scanned image in PDF format.

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 21, 2017. | — | 2017-August-21
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