Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID28993: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 5, 2017

2017-05-05T19:11:06
ID CISCO-THREAT-53732
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-05-05T19:11:06

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

53732

First Published:

2017 May 5 19:11 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 (RuleID28993) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Vessel Q88 and Form C.jar
| 693,771
| 0xAE0D63E2EB7294FC8BB0D077BDE3A9E4

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

> Subject: Bunker nomination / DL Poppy / 8-10 May 2017 / 2kt BD / ABTD1101-16P

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
In line with subject BD shipment, we are pleased to nominate your good
company with below conditions
Product: 1,3 IRON ORE
Quantity: 5,000MT +/-5% at seller’s option
Laycan at loading port : 8-10 May, 2017
Laytime: Total 36 Hours SHINC at loading port
Demurrage: USD 20,500 PDPR
Last Cargo : Reverting
Presentation: Vessel present her cargo under
last cargo BD vapour or under N2 vapour with 99.8 vo.%.
C/P: Asbatankvoy amended as per
charter party
Find attached Q88 and Form C for your vetting and confirmation.
Your soonest confirmation in return will be highly appreciated.
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 May 5, 2017. | — | 2017-May-05
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