Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID16370: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 2, 2015

2015-07-02T14:12:55
ID CISCO-THREAT-39624
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-07-02T14:12:55

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

39624

First Published:

2015 July 2 14:12 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 (RuleID16370) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
MATERIAL ENQUIRY 10010111.gz / MATERIAL ENQUIRY 10010111.exe
| 472,576
| 0xBD3259CB394BA9188DA29BDCC0F7C922

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

> Subject:RE: Material Enquiry 10010111 / DUBIA

Message body:

Dear Sir/Madam,
Good Day.
I am Lakshmi Mittal from U.A.E. in Dubia, we know you produce and supply materials that are within our scope of purchase.
kindly go through our attached listed materials and specification for purchase from your esteemed company and revert back to us with ETD, MOQ and lowest price per item, as we would start with a sample, and if it is accepted by our management we will order large value pending on your prices and ETD.
Hence we hope to establish a long term business relationship with your esteemed company and we hope to share profitable margin in the nearest future.
Feel free to inform us about any further clarification as per our request.
Regards

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