Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID19535: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 25, 2015

2015-11-25T14:08:29
ID CISCO-THREAT-42267
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-11-25T14:08:29

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42267

First Published:

2015 November 25 14:08 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 (RuleID19535) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
RFQ 43211 DUE ON 18-11-2015 FOR SUPLY OFMATERIALS.ace
| 142,806
| 0x5CFDABB5269100F15CE508D1FCCFB383

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

> Subject: URGENT RFQ ORDER

Message Body:

Top Urgent RFQ
DEAR SIR
Kindly send your best price quotation with catalogue/ MSDS copy to the
enclosed urgent requirement
Complete details must be in your quotation:-(incomplete quotations will
not be considered for final evaluation)
1) Warranty period:__
2) Quotation Validity:__
3) Delivery Time : to be mentioned in your quotation - Number of Days or
Weeks
4) Payment Term: __
5) Delivery Term: ___
6) Supply of Certificate :_____
In your quotation our Reference Number (RFQ No) to be mentioned & OUR
EMAIL SUBJECT TO BE RETAINED AS IT IS IN YOUR REPLY MAIL.
Note: Please acknowledge our Email/RFQ - LOOK FORWARD YOUR QUOTATION
ASAP.
Best Regards

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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    1 | Initial Release | | 2015-November-25 14:08 GMT
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