2016 October 28 20:02 GMT
- Cisco Security has detected significant activity related to spam email messages distributing malicious software.
Email messages that are related to this threat (RuleID25784) may contain the following files:
Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
The following text is a sample of the email message that is associated with this threat outbreak:
> Subject: Fwd: Quotation Request
Please confirm the receipt of this mail as we have sent several emails to your esteemed company.
Find attach 2 pages of our purchase order request for the month of August,
kindly send us PI signed and stamped also do advice bank details for LC processing.
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- Version | Description | Section | Date
1 | Initial release to report significant activity detected by Cisco Security on October 28, 2016. | — | 2016-October-28
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