Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID29006: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 4, 2017

2017-05-04T14:05:16
ID CISCO-THREAT-53711
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-05-04T14:05:16

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

53711

First Published:

2017 May 4 14:05 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 (RuleID29006) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Commercial Specification_pdf.rar / Commercial Specification_pdf.exe
| 610,816
| 0x63F82233DD5D31878E723FC580744744

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

> Subject: RFQ/Dualization, Engineering, Procurement and Construction of the jordan heavy pipelines & Topside Facilities (LOT II) Contract.

Message Body:

Dear Sir;
This is Eng. Mohannad from KENZ Jordan, and am sending new enquiry for Dualization, Engineering, Procurement and Construction of the jordan heavy pipelines & Topside Facilities (LOT II) Contract for one of our main customers in iran, iraq and outside of Jordan, here is attached detailed specification about the required items. This is a public tender and only American, European and Japanese companies are acceptable in this tender, our company KENZ will issue the B.B and the P.B on behalf of you. So We are looking forward to receive your best offer that complied technically and competitive in price based on CFR and shortest delivery time.
In your offer you are kindly requested to include the following:
- Payment term, preferable to be 100% Before Shipment
- Delivery time and term (CFR AQABA Seaport include packing, and preferable Delivery time is 8-10 weeks CFR)
- Country of origin
- 30 days validity
WHO WE ARE, KENZ is an Engineering company based in Jordan specialized in supplying the industrial products and services for the Jordanian and Bahraini markets, at KENZ our aim is to create reliable and mutual business ship relation with our customers in all sectors, our business idea supports this; by offering high quality technical products at competitive prices, and in cooperation with our suppliers we are supporting our customers right from the concept/design stage to supply & installation stage and continue with after sales service too.
At KENZ we believe that we have the capabilities to aggressively market and promote and sell our principals products, successful business cooperation is our target
Looking forward to receive you valued offer not later than 12/05/2017 Closing Date
Best 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 May 4, 2017. | — | 2017-May-04
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