Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID28229: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on March 9, 2017

2017-03-09T14:55:53
ID CISCO-THREAT-52976
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-03-09T14:55:53

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

52976

First Published:

2017 March 9 14:55 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 (RuleID28229) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
PO-OGP-FS-0307464522.arj / PO-OGP-FS-0307464522.exe
| Not Available
| 0x2C925BD5EACED7D6FE5D032A976A5272

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

> Subject: Month of March Procurement Enquiry RFQ

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
Greetings from VT Berjaya Sdn Bhd,
We welcome you to participate in the quotes of this enquiry.
PLEASE NOTE, RFQ NEED WINZIP OR WINRAR TO OPEN PROJECT FILES
Kindly find attached enquiry documents and provide your best quotation at the earliest.
Commercial submission should be as per below PRICING Template.
Category
Price/litre
Minimum quantity per order (if any)
Mobilization notice
Descriptions
(usd)
(Qty)
(days)
Note to pricing:
* Price to be quoted on your terms
Submittal: Your quote must be returned no later than Tuesday, the 10th of MARCH 2017, by close of business.
Due to time constraints affecting this RFQ, quotations sent later than 10th will not be honoured.
Acknowledgement: Please acknowledge receipt of this RFQ and confirm your participation by filing out the attached forms and returning mail.
Let me know, if there any clarifications
Thanks & Regards

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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 March 9, 2017. | — | 2017-March-09
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