Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID21188: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 24, 2016

2016-02-24T13:38:15
ID CISCO-THREAT-43708
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-02-24T13:38:15

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

43708

First Published:

2016 February 24 13:38 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 (RuleID21188) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
5433896 Quotation.gz
| 521,128
| 0x67DB707AD9827CD4AC265EDA2C699E0F

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

> Subject: Request for price offer for equipment and urgent supply

Message Body:

Dear Supplier,
We have requirement for enclosed material delivery to Autra Heavy and
TN
Project Management Co Ltd at Huay Yai.
The subject inquiry has been extended due to the Chinese New year
Holiday.
We request you to kindly submit Technical & Commercial Bid.We have talk
on
SKYPE before the holiday.
So kindly prepare your offer on or before 20th February 2016.
Your quote should be on C&F (Karachi-Pakistan) basis with best
discounted
price & shortest delivery period.
Please feel free to contact me if there is any problem.
Your quotation should also contain following information:
1. To mention our TN Collective: No. / subject title of this
email.
2. Total material Value.
3. FOB Charges, if any
4. Sea Freight OR Air Freight Charges OR Courier Charge up to
Karachi, Pakistan.
5. Total C&F price = above clause 2+3+4.
6. Minimum possible delivery period.
7. Country of Origin
8. Port of Shipment.
9. Beneficiary's complete bank account details for payment
through
Wire Transfer.
10. To confirm your acceptance for our Standard payment terms we are
working now
as net 30 days credit after receipt of Bill of Lading / Airway Bill
(material reached at Karachi seaport / airport) Karachi, Pakistan and
submission of commercial
invoice, through Wire Transfer.
11. Alternatively, we can accept, 100% Irrevocable un-confirmed
Letter
of Credit
(L/C) at site with all banking charges inside and outside Pakistan on
PPL's account,
however, confirmed L/C, if required, the charges will be borne by the
beneficiary.
Regards,
Mohamed Khalid
TN Project Management Co Ltd
mobile 089-922-4023
Email: About mdwpn@pof.gov.pk

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Revision History

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