Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID28874: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 25, 2017

2017-04-25T12:07:57
ID CISCO-THREAT-53554
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-04-25T12:07:57

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

53554

First Published:

2017 April 25 12:07 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 (RuleID28874) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Letter Of Intent For Business Cooperation.ace / Letter Of Intent For Business Cooperation.exe
| 262,144
| 0x37680A91AD73392B3B9A94D919E56AAF

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

> Subject: INQUIRY/REQUEST FOR QUOTATION

Message Body:

Dear Sir
LETTER OF REQUEST FOR QUOTATION/LETTER OF REQUEST FOR BUSINESS
COOPERATION
My name is Mr. xxxxx xxxxx, Business Manager at Hangzhou Wellborn
Composites Co., Ltd.
Please sir we are sending you for the first time LETTER OF REQUEST FOR
QUOTATION, OUR
COMPANY PROFILE and A LETTER to cooperate with your company.
We looked into you company website and we are convinced to do business
with your company
for the first time. Below is a brief introduction of our company.
Hangzhou Wellborn Composites Co., Ltd. is located in china, is a new
company established
may 18 2016, please look into our company profile for more information
about our company.
Please Sir, as a new company we are trying to meet up with customers
demand and we
try to deliver. please be kind to help us with quotation. we will try
and do long
term business with your company. We are looking forward to grow.
We are waiting to receive your soonest replies regarding your
willingness for making a
quotation.
Please Quotation should include all terms and conditions.
We are always at disposal for any question you may have.
Looking forward to your mail and comments.
With My Best 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
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    1 | Initial release to report significant activity detected by Cisco Security on April 25, 2017. | — | 2017-April-25
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