Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID19971: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on December 9, 2015

2015-12-09T20:38:22
ID CISCO-THREAT-42599
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2015-12-09T20:38:22

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

42599

First Published:

2015 December 9 20:38 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 (RuleID19971) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
RFQ - 80951.zip / RFQ - 80951.scr
| 729,088
| 0x4EBE7A70Bd4FA47E0E981043017BA3FA

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

> Subject: Re:Order

Message Body:

Hello,
This is Elena from Stoloranov Trading Company Moscow Russia, We have checked your products for the past few days last week and we have decided to start a trial order to confirm the quality if can meet our Russian martket before planning to start a bigger order and the mass production.
Please find attached our inquiry below as we have also saved the products photos from your website for easier quotation for your reference.
We need to get this trial order as soon as possible to receive the samples from you for our checking, we will send you our forwarder details upon receiving the quotation from you first. Please also send us your Skype account to add you on skype for faster communication.
Thank you
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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