Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID25211: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 23, 2016

2016-09-23T18:33:19
ID CISCO-THREAT-49019
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-09-23T18:33:19

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

49019

First Published:

2016 September 23 18:33 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 (RuleID25211) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
REQUEST FOR QUOTATION (RFQ)SQ-007037-KG.rar / REQUEST FOR QUOTATION (RFQ)SQ-007037-KG.exe
| 799,744
| 0x7C9CDCAA79CED37F2F8C33A568FCB153

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

> Subject: REQUEST FOR QUOTATION (RFQ)SQ-007037-KG

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
Please quote to us your best price and best delivery time as per ATTACHED FILE
Term and Conditions:
1- Please provide a technical datasheet, drawing or catalog
2- Price validity - 90 days
3- Closing date – 30.09.2016
4- Currency :
5- Warranty :
End User: PETRONAS
We hope will receive your reply before our closing date.
Thanks
DISCLAIMER: This e-mail and any files transmitted with it ("Message") is intended only for the use of the recipient(s) named above and may contain confidential information. You are hereby notified that the taking of any action in reliance upon, or any review, re-transmission, dissemination, distribution, printing or copying of this Message or any part thereof by anyone other than the intended recipient(s) is strictly prohibited. If you have received this Message in error, you should delete this Message immediately and advise the sender by return e-mail. Opinions, conclusions and other information in this Message that do not relate to the official business of Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) or its Group of Companies shall be understood as neither given nor endorsed by Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) or any of the companies within the Group

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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 23, 2016. | — | 2016-September-23
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