Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID19841: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on December 2, 2015

2015-12-03T13:20:04
ID CISCO-THREAT-42473
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-12-03T13:20:04

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42473

First Published:

2015 December 3 13:20 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 (RuleID19841) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Vessel Particulars.zip / Vessel Particulars.scr | 683,008
| 0xC65BFBFC026408198B03CBE26CBAC3DB

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

> Subject: PROFORMA REQUEST / MV FUXING / Voy: 14508

Message Body:

Good day.
PLEASE NOTE COSCO Shipping ACTING AS GLOBAL HUB AGENTS ON BEHALF OF
HANDYTANKERS K/S REQUEST YOUR MOST COMPETITIVE ALL INCLUSIVE AGENCY
FEE / PROFORMA DISBURSEMENT ACCOUNT BASIS FIRST THREE DAYS IN PORT FOR
THE VESSEL CALL AT YOUR GOOD PORT
BY ALL INCLUSIVE AGENCY FEE WE MEAN INCLUSIVE OF BUT NOT LIMTIED TO:
POSTAGE, PETTIES, AGENTS TRANSPORTATION, AGENTS OVERTIME AND
COMMUNICATION. INMARSAT COMMUNICATION WILL BE ACCEPTED AT COST.
VOLUNTARY CONTRIBUTIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
PLS BE ADVISED THAT THIS CALL IS FIXED ON THE BASIS OF "PROVIDED COMPETITIVE".
POSSIBLE SAVINGS ON ANY PORTS COSTS MUST ALSO BE ADVISED.
1) Vessel details/Voyage details as attached
SHOULD YOUR PROFORMA BE ACCEPTABLE TO OUR PRINCIPAL WE SHALL REVERT.
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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