Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID23912: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 20, 2016

2016-07-20T17:15:38
ID CISCO-THREAT-47168
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-07-20T17:15:38

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

47168

First Published:

2016 July 20 17:15 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 (RuleID23912) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
RFQ #ZAD-8488721-MA CLOSING DATE 22JULY2016.rar / RFQ #ZAD-8488721-MA CLOSING
DATE 22JULY2016.exe
| 609,792
| 0xC2941CE1F038E50839075B7E70033D39

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

> Subject: [EXT] (RFQ) #ZAD-8488721-MA CLOSING DATE 22/JULY/2016

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
Please quote your price C & F Abu Dhabi and delivery time for attached RFQ #ZAD-8488721-MA.
Please provide detailed technical details / specifications / data sheets along with your offer.
Attached is our RFQ #ZAD-8488721-MA CLOSING DATE 22/JULY/2016 and other necessary documents to guide your offer
In case of an order, following certificates in original to be supplied :
1. Certificate of Conformity from Manufacturer.
2. Manufacturer's Packing List.
3. Certificate of Origin (no legalization is required).
We request your offer to reach us on or before 22/JULY/2016 with 60 days validity.
Best regards.
Mohannad Attalla
Sales Executive
Sales & Marketing Department
Al Masaood Oil Industry Supplies & Services Co.
- Rahma Masaood Building, Khalifa Street, P.O. Box 4352, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
( +971 2 8155862 Ext. 260 7 +971 2 626 2106 / +971 2 627 3422 È+971 56 6855231
* mohannad@moiss.ae Website: www.almasaoodoiss.com
_ Information from ESET NOD32 Antivirus, version of virus signature database 13781 (20160710) _
The message was checked by ESET NOD32 Antivirus.
hxxp: //www.eset.com
Disclaimer: The information in this email and in any files transmitted with it is intended only for the addressee and may contain confidential and/or privileged material. Access to this email by anyone else is unauthorized. If you receive this in error, please contact the sender immediately and delete the material from any computer. If you are not the intended recipient, any disclosure, copying, distribution or any action taken or omitted to be taken in reliance on it, is strictly prohibited. Statement and opinions expressed in this e-mail are those of the sender, and do not necessarily reflect those of DEWA. DEWA accepts no liability for any damage caused by any virus/worms transmitted by this email

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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