Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID22527: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 27, 2016

2016-04-27T16:16:20
ID CISCO-THREAT-44874
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-04-27T16:16:20

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

44874

First Published:

2016 April 27 16:16 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 (RuleID22527) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
MATERIALS NEEDED.zip / MATERIALS NEEDED.exe
| 981,504
| 0x100372CD6BEAB88F95BA2C4A5A5808B4

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

> Subject: FW: Fwd: MATERIAL NEEDED

Message Body:

Dear Representative,
Hope my email finds you in good health. Regarding our RFQ which we send
last week but we are yet to receive QUOTATION from your reputable firm.
We
also tried reaching your reputable firm through the phone contact but to
no avail.
Please kindly find attached our RFQ No: MATERIALS NEEDED ATTACHED and
send
us your best Quote in accordance with the RFQ and Technical details
NOTE: 1. Provide us your Technical offer on your letter head.
2. Delivery time/term
3. Payment terms.
4. Acceptance for partial order.
5. Ensure to provide us the offer validity at least for 60 Days.
6: Warranty period
7: Supply of certificate
8. Ensure to provide us the weight & volume of the shipment or freight
charges along with the offer.
9. Provide catalogues/data sheet etc. along with your offer as
applicable
Thanks and best regards
Bader Jassim Al-Hajeri
AL-DEERA HOLDING CO. ( Industrial Group)
Address:: Salhiya Commercial Complex
Gate 8
4839,Kuwait
5th Floor,Kuwait
City Suffix: Safat 13049
Tel: +965 239-3985
+965 229-1166

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