Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID27351: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on January 23, 2017

2017-01-23T16:32:33
ID CISCO-THREAT-52393
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-01-23T16:32:33

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

52393

First Published:

2017 January 23 16:32 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 (RuleID27351) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
DECLARATION.zip / DRAFT EXPORT DECLARATION.exe
| 1,806,336
| 0x540666FFE51173ABA6BBAF74F1BCC91

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

> Subject: Re: New Shipment A/N PT. Shakuntala RKI 1 set doc join 27 bl

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
Please check draft export declarations As per attached file.
Note: 21 January 2017 Holiday's of AP Cargo Company Outing
1476756165487_image001
Best Regards,
CS Export Declaration By Sea & Truck
AP Cargo Logistics Co., Ltd.
???: nongluck
???: 18 ?????? 2560 11:21
???:
??????????: RE: NK1701055, NK1701054, NK1701056, NK1701057, NK1701058, NK1701059 and NK1701113 shipment to BE
Dear K. Pekie,
Change paperless code & REVISE ETD

Please kindly find as attached file.
Best Regards,

Subject: NK1701055, NK1701054, NK1701056, NK1701057, NK1701058, NK1701059 and NK1701113 shipment to BE
Dear K. Pekie,
Kindly see export document as per following attached files – pls draft export declaration back soon ka.
Remark: ????? shipment ??????????????????? ???????????? ????????????????????? 1 ??????????? *
??????????? invoice date ?????????????? (??????????????? invoice date 1 ??????
Best Regards,
***
Like a boss.
*

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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 January 23, 2017. | — | 2017-January-23
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