Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID23699: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 3, 2016

2016-07-05T13:23:50
ID CISCO-THREAT-46967
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-07-05T13:23:50

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

46967

First Published:

2016 July 5 13:23 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 (RuleID23699) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
EQUIPMENT NEEDED.zip / EQUIPMENT NEEDED.exe
| 534,016
| 0xE06D564FE9617C46B26B55237574D37B

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

> Subject: EQUIPMENT NEEDED URGENTLY

Message Body:

Dear Sales,
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.
Delivery time/term
Payment terms.
Acceptance for partial order.
Ensure to provide us the offer validity at least for 60 Days.
Warranty period
Supply of certificate
Ensure to provide us the weight & volume of the shipment or freight charges
along with the offer.
Provide catalogues/data sheet etc. along with your off
Thanks and 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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