Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID25254: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 26, 2016

2016-09-26T18:54:39
ID CISCO-THREAT-49043
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2016-09-26T18:54:39

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

49043

First Published:

2016 September 26 18:54 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 (RuleID25254) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Quotation Request For October Project.rar / Quotation Request For October Project.exe
| 1,388,544
| 0xA1CB855E8D0E0A7D29D7AF8B52DAF45D

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

> Subject: [EXT] Fwd: Quotation Request[*]

Message Body:

We would like to invite your company to quote for us your best price and
best
Delivery time as per ATTACHED FILE.
CLOSING DATE: 27/09/2016
We are pleased if the drawing and your brochure/catalog can give as a
reference.
END USER : PETRONAS
FINAL DESTINATION :WAREHOUSE LABUAN
We hope will receive your reply before our closing date.
Thanks and Regards
* IMPORTANT:
OUR COMPANY POLICY INDICATES THAT ALL PURCHASES SHOULD BE SUBJECT TO A penalty clause for each day of delay in delivery of the material, BUT NOT TO EXCEED 10% OF THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF THE PURCHASE ORDER
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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, retransmission, 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 SAUDI ARAMCO OIL AND GAS COMPANY or its Group of Companies shall be understood as neither given nor endorsed by SAUDI ARAMCO 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 26, 2016. | — | 2016-September-26
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