Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID24923: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 11, 2016

2016-09-12T13:40:48
ID CISCO-THREAT-48845
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-09-12T13:40:48

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

48845

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 (RuleID24923) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Saudi Aramco Quotation.rar / Saudi Aramco Quotation.exe | 772,096 | 0x0B8310A1B6BE9F33788AD7F71DC23D4D

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

> Subject: Quotation Request

Message Body:

Dear Sir/Ms,..
We would like to invite your company to quote for us your
best price and best Delivery time as per ATTACHED FILE.
We are pleased if the drawing and your brochure/catalog
can give as a reference.We hope will receive your reply
before our closing date.
Thanks and 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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