Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID20529: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on January 19, 2016

2016-01-19T14:55:39
ID CISCO-THREAT-43074
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-01-19T14:55:39

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

43074

First Published:

2016 January 19 14:55 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 (RuleID20529) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
ASN0453566P1.ace / ASN0453566P1.exe
| 925,696
| 0x5337E4D061AA98CADBD4B8E558A50B12

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

> Subject: Re: SP/AY/RFQ-0023/01/2016

Message Body:

**REF.: SP/AY/RFQ-0023/01/2016
Dear Sir
Please quote your best price for the supply and delivery ex -works, of the
following: 1. QTY 1200 001,
2. QTY 450 002
3. QTY 500 003
The following to the attached with your quotation:
1. Relevant drawings and catalogues
2 Any other documents to support the offer
3. Advise the delivery period
4. Your offer shall be valid for at least 60 days
5. Country of origin
6. Package expected gross weight, dimension and dispatch address complete
with postal code.
7. Submit as optional freight and insurance charges to Bahrain.
Your offer should be received on or before 25th January 2016


<hxxp: //www.cranefs.com/images/cranefs-picv-email.jpg>
This email is from Crane Limited, whose registered office is at Crane
House, Epsilon Terrace, West Road, Ipswich, IP3 9FJ. Registered in England
98677. This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential and
intended solely for the use of the individual to whom they are addressed.
The content and any views expressed in this email are those of the sender
and not necessarily those of the company. If you have received this email
in error, please notify the sender immediately and delete it from your
system.
_____**

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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