Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID29188: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 18, 2017

2017-05-18T16:29:33
ID CISCO-THREAT-53885
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-05-18T16:29:33

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

53885

First Published:

2017 May 18 16:29 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 (RuleID29188) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
bunker_ATBD201-10D_pdf.arj / bunker_ATBD201-10D_pdf.exe
| 258,048
| 0x938BB30C73196DAD6CCD5DF96A56ACE7

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

> Subject: Bunker nomination / DL Poppy / 18-19 Apr 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 Butadiene
-. Quantity : 50,000MT +/-5% at seller’s
option
-. Laycan at loading port : 18-19 Apr, 2017
-. Laytime : Total 36 Hours SHINC at
loading port
-. Demurrage : USD 10,500 PDPR
-. Last Cargo : Reverting
-. Presentation : Vessel present her cargo
tanks 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,

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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 18, 2017. | — | 2017-May-18
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