Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID24228: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 11, 2016

2016-08-11T13:10:32
ID CISCO-THREAT-48439
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-08-11T13:10:32

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

48439

First Published:

2016 August 11 13:10 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 (RuleID24228) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Profoma Invoice And Packing List.rar / Profoma Invoice And Packing List.exe
| 1,195,008
| 0x8924496D69B122ED017D3006C1427AC5

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

> Subject: Re: Profoma Invoice And Packing List

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
I am sorry for my late reply which was due to an up-going maintenance
in our company. i tried calling you on phone this morning but your
number was not reachable. In regards to our phone call last week
Thursday and as discussed on previous mail, kindly find the attached
proforma invoice for the new order.
note that attached is the amended proforma invoice and design for our
shipment, because price in invoice was not our agreement after the
confirmation of the order. kindly confirm that the stated prices are
correct.
We expect to receive the shipment of goods within the specified time on
this order. Get back to us with your confirmation and your profoma for
payment arrangement.
Any questions, kindly let me know.
Best Regard,

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Revision History

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