Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID28193: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on March 8, 2017

2017-03-08T17:10:25
ID CISCO-THREAT-52962
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-03-08T17:10:25

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

52962

First Published:

2017 March 8 17:10 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 (RuleID28193) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Quotation_2017_03_07.gz / Quotation_2017_03_07.bat
| 196,608
| 0x4704D18645836C30236E70963FB5F732

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

> Subject: RE: QUOTATION

Message Body:

Dear Sir/Madam,
We want to place an order with your esteem company and we hope to
establish good business relationship with you.
Kindly find enclosed here with our Purchase Order, check samples attached
if you can supply to us as this is urgent because we have customers in
urgent need.
Please let me know your Minimum Order,
-Your FOB Prices and FOB Port of loading.
-Your Estimated delivery time.
-Your Mode of Payment. ( If by L/C or T/T )
Hope to receive your Quotation/Proforma Invoice soonest.
Kind Regards,

Cisco security appliances can help protect customers during the critical period between the first exploit of a virus outbreak and the release of vendor antivirus signatures. Cisco Web Security Appliances help secure and control web and email traffic by offering layers of malware protection. Cisco security appliances are automatically updated to help prevent both spam email and hostile web URLs from being passed to the end user.

Revision History

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
    ---|---|---|---
    1 | Initial release to report significant activity detected by Cisco Security on March 8, 2017. | — | 2017-March-08
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