Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID18360: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 29, 2015

2015-09-29T19:39:23
ID CISCO-THREAT-41279
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-09-29T19:39:23

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

41279

First Published:

2015 September 29 19:39 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 (RuleID18360) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
NEW RFQ.zip / NEW RFQ.exe
| 143,872
| 0xC608A16380C5C858B06A59431819ED08

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

> Subject: NEW RFQ

Message Body:

Good Day,
My company AL Bashir Trading W.L.L has submitted a new inquiry
Kindly Find the attached list ( Dated: 29.09.2015) and give your Bottom price quotation.
Kindly acknowledge receipt of this RFQ and send your quotation for our acceptance
With Best Regards,
--------
Kind regards
Farouk Bashr
intimex@emirates.net.ae
AL Bashir Trading W.L.L
P.O Box 47897,Ras Al Khor, Dubai, UAE
Fax: + 974 8766 6945

Cisco security appliances can help protect customers during the critical period between the first exploit of a virus outbreak and the release of vendor antivirus signatures. Cisco Web Security Appliances help secure and control web and email traffic by offering layers of malware protection. Cisco security appliances are automatically updated to help prevent both spam email and hostile web URLs from being passed to the end user.

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Revision History

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