2014 February 13 17:27 GMT
Email messages that are related to this threat (RuleID8841) may contain the following files:
The Mandate.scr file in the Mandate.rar attachment has a file size of 1,065,984 bytes. The MD5 checksum, which is a unique identifier of the executable, is the following string: 0xA2188D142A2333AE8E5FB8EBDAED016B
The following text is a sample of the email message that is associated with this threat outbreak:
> Subject: Fw: QUOTATIONS/TRANSFER MANDATE
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