Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity related to Portuguese-language spam e-mail messages that claim to contain an adult picture of a celebrity. The text in the e-mail message instructs the recipient to open a file in the .zip attachment to view the picture. However, the .zip file contains a malicious .cpl file that, upon execution, attempts to infect the targeted system with malicious code.
E-mail messages that are related to this threat (RuleID4182) may be associated with the following files:
The CarolNua.cpl file in the CarolNua.zip attachment has a file size of 135,680 bytes. The MD5 checksum, which is a unique identifier of the executable, is the following string: 0xBDA3BA926603C9C03C16A1E896E0A50A
The following text is a sample of the e-mail message that is associated with this threat outbreak:
Subject: Todas as 36 fotos da Carolina Dieckmann
Achei todas as 36 fotos da Carolina Dieckmann nua.
e mais um video dela com o namorado.
Baixa ai pra voc vet!!!
Cisco Security Intelligence Operations analysts examine real-world e-mail traffic data that is collected from over 100,000 contributing organizations worldwide. This data helps provide a range of information about and analysis of global e-mail security threats and trends. Cisco will continue to monitor this threat and automatically adapt IronPort systems to protect customers. This report will be updated if there are significant changes or if the risk to end users increases.
Cisco IronPort Virus Outbreak Filters protect customers during the critical period between the first exploit of a virus outbreak and the release of vendor antivirus signatures. E-mail that is managed by Cisco and end users who are protected by Cisco IronPort web security appliances will not be impacted by these attacks. Cisco IronPort appliances are automatically updated to prevent both spam e-mail and hostile web URLs from being passed to the end user.
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