Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID22302: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 15, 2016

2016-04-15T19:25:08
ID CISCO-THREAT-44696
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-04-15T19:25:08

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

44696

First Published:

2016 April 15 19:25 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 (RuleID22302) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
ORDER LIST.gz
| 585,697
| 0x82C36C9DAA357104F7D13ADA955A1CD6

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

> Subject: Re: Request for Quotation.

Message Body:

Dear Sir/Ma
Greetings from Jiangsu Shenghui Co., Ltd.
We retrived your Company info from an online business magazine and we want to inquire about your product which is good in our market because of it's high rate in demand. See the attached for your reference about the product we are interested in.
Attached are Specification data sheet with PO including a sample pictures.
Kindly quote us your best offer for this project, we would also like to visit your factory for further co-operation.
Best Regards
Mr. Hui Chuan
Purchasing manager
===========================================================================
Jiangsu Shenghui Co., Ltd.
381 Huai Hai Zhong Road
Shanghai 200020 China
Tel: +86 21 6391 6872
Fax: +86 21 6391 5098

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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