Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID25038: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 16, 2016

2016-09-16T14:32:53
ID CISCO-THREAT-48933
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-09-16T14:32:53

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

48933

First Published:

2016 September 16 14:32 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 (RuleID25038) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Packing lists.zip / Packing lists.scr
| 180,224
| 0xDDD7B7B82C33BC51322A747B46BA652D

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

> Subject: MV SUN UNIVERSE V-2 / DISCHARGING / AGENCY NOMINATION

Message Body:

Good day,
We fixed this vessel for discharging cargo as per attached packing lists,
and we herewith nominate you to be our appointed agent in your
responsible port.
We trust you will grant this lady your best possible fee.
Please note our following agency instructions.
General: - Please keep us informed on daily basis regarding vessels latest
prospects, and directly in case of any changes.
- Please keep us informed regarding congestion / competitor vessels due
for same berth
- Please revert with the proforma DA.
- Please advise if pilot and/or linesmen are compulsory for this vessel
Load agent:
- Please send a draft BL for our approval prior to loading
- Please inform contents of ships bag prior to departure from load port.
Discharge agent:
- Please advise prior to discharging if original BL's have arrived in
discharge port.
FOR MAIN PARTICULARS this lady pls see below.
1. VSL"S PARTICULARS : MV SUN UNIVERSE (TWEEN DECKER)
DWT/GT/NT: 12,146.32KT/8,620/3,941 (NEW
JAPANESE GROSS TONNAGE : 4,249)
FLAG/CLASS/BUILT: PANAMA/NK/2009
LOA/BEAM/DRAFT/CALL SIGN : 116.99/19.60/9.115/3FOQ4
GEAR: 30.7T X 3(CRANE), 30T X 1(DERRICK)
HOLD/HATCH/DERRICK: 2HA/2HO
NO.1 UPR 28.00 X 14.90
LWR 28.00 X 14.90/13.60
NO.2 UPR 28.70 X 14.90
LWR 29.40 X 14.90
TLX: IMAR-C 437164710
Pls cfm by return and arrng accordingly.
Tks for your kind cooperation.
Best regards,

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Revision History

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
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    1 | Initial release to report significant activity detected by Cisco Security on September 16, 2016. | — | 2016-September-16
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