2014 February 25 14:09 GMT
Email messages that are related to this threat (RuleID8974) may contain the following files:
> PO AND DATASHEET.zip
PO AND DATASHEET.exe
The PO AND DATASHEET.exe file in the PO AND DATASHEET.zip attachment has a file size of 301,568 bytes. The MD5 checksum, which is a unique identifier of the executable, is the following string: 0x88BA09F4195D5767356B314C571AE48F
The following text is a sample of the email message that is associated with this threat outbreak:
> Subject: Inquiring on your product.
How are you today?
We have not been able to reach all this while after our last discussion because we lost our data base due to problems with our IT provider.
I just retrieve back your information and decided to contact you again as regards our last discussion.
Please find attached a copy of our purchase order and datasheet as agreed upon earlier.
Please go through it and let me know what you think. everything is good, please issue proforma invoice, with your complete account details for remittance.
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