Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID20896: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 3, 2016

2016-02-04T15:02:49
ID CISCO-THREAT-43400
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-02-04T15:02:49

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

43400

First Published:

2016 February 4 15:02 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 (RuleID20896) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Vessel Details?cod.scr | 623,104 | 0x695FEA6626B60C69D799849BC9B32B82

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

> Subject: PDA REQUEST FOR DISCHARGING 34,000 MTS BULK DAP

Message Body:

DEAR SIR / MADAM,
WE ARE WORKING ON DISCHARGING
34,000 MTS BULK DAP.
FOR EVALUATION PURPOSE,
PLS ADVISE US OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ON URGENT
BASIS.
AND ALSO SEND THE FULL PROFORMA
D.A ON THE FOLLOWING VESSEL, AS VESSEL
DETAILS/PARTICULARS ATTACHED.
- PORT RESTRICTION (DWT/LOA/BEAN/DRAFT/AIR DRAFT)
- PROFORMA PORT D/A
- ANY TAXES/DUES ON VSL OR FREIGHT
- NORMAL DISCHARGING RATE OF BULK DAP
- DISCHARGING METHOD SHORECRANE OR SHIP'S CRANEHUXI
- HOW MANY DAYS WERE TAKEN BY THE LAST
OR PREVIOUS VSLS THAT LOADED SAME
QTY BULK DAP
- IF DISCHARGING DONE BY SHIP'S CRANE,
WHAT IS THE REQUIRED MIN CAPA
- IF DISCHARGING DONE BY SHORECRANE,
HOW MANY SHORECRANES ARE WORKING &
ITS PRODUCTION.
-(DAILY PRODUCTION / NUMBERS OF GANGS TO USE /
24HRS FRI.SAT.SUN.HOLIDAY
WORKING)
- NORMAL WAITING TIME TO BE ALONGSIDE (CONGESTION) ?
- ENROUTE TIME FROM PILOT STATION TO BERTH OR ANCHORAGE
- ANY PORT HOLIDAYS IN ABOVE DATES ON
WHICH PORT DOES NOT WORK/OPERATE
WITH YOUR EXPERIENCE PLS ADVSE US
ON EXPECTED RAINS IN MAY JUNE, 2015
AWAIT YOUR SOONEST RESPONSE
Thanks/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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