Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID21845: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on March 22, 2016

2016-03-23T16:28:13
ID CISCO-THREAT-44245
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-03-23T16:28:13

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

44245

First Published:

2016 March 23 16:28 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 (RuleID21845) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Inquiry For Supply Construction Installation
Testing Commissioning StartUp and Hand Over of
One Skid Mounted 4000 bbl day Capacity Condensate
Fractionation Plant Associated.exe
| 535,552
| 0xF08B311F24811359B2BC684DECAAF0EB

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

> Subject: Design, Engineering, Hazop Study, Procurement, Supply, Construction,

Message Body :

Installation, Testing, Pre-Commissioning, Commissioning, Start-Up, and Hand
Over of One Skid-Mounted 4000 bbl/ day Capacity Condensate Fractionation Plant
& Associated Facilities We EXXONMOBIL would like to invite you to submit your
Commercial and Technical Quotation as per attached mentioned Inquiry and Material
Requisition (MR) Contract No. : C-223/2016 Project Name : Design, Engineering,
Hazop Study, Procurement, Supply, Construction, Installation, Testing, Pre-Commissioning,
Commissioning, Start-Up, and Hand Over of One Skid-Mounted 4000 bbl/ day Capacity
Condensate Fractionation Plant & Associated Facilities Request you to kindly submit the
Technical and best price Commercial Quotation before 28th march 2016.
Best Rgards
> >

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Revision History

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