2014 February 27 21:31 GMT
Email messages that are related to this threat (RuleID9013) may contain the following files:
The PAYMEN~1.EXE file in the Payment_receipt.zip archive has a file size of 617,131 bytes. The MD5 checksum, which is a unique identifier of the executable, is the following string: 0xE143F23A12241A5974A0F88D2E5E3955
The following text is a sample of the email message that is associated with this threat outbreak:
> Message Body:
Dear Sir/ Madam.
This to Inform you that our company has paid in the total of $75,000 to the Bank account
which you sent to us, we have attach the scan Copy of the payment slip, please confirm, the
balance will be paid in two weeks time.
Please find the secured link to the invoice, click here to download
Manager Foreign Transfer Unit
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