Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID24962: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 11, 2016

2016-09-12T13:40:24
ID CISCO-THREAT-48832
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-09-12T13:40:24

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

48832

First Published:

2016 September 12 13:40 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 (RuleID24962) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
MATERIALS NEEDED DESCRIPTION.zip / MATERIALS NEEDED DESCRIPTION.exe | 745,472 | 0xF2509F028E1EF0DB62ACA89936CCC79C

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

> Subject: MATERIALS DRAWING

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

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.

Revision History

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
    ---|---|---|---
    1 | Initial release to report significant activity detected by Cisco Security on September 11, 2016 | — | 2016-September-12
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