Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID29927: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 31, 2017

2017-07-31T15:21:13
ID CISCO-THREAT-54628
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-07-31T15:21:13

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

54628

First Published:

2017 July 31 15:21 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 (RuleID29927) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
PO - 08909 Petrucci Energy H-17_pdf.rar / PO - 08909 Petrucci Energy H-17_pdf.exe
| 629,760
| 0xD9D86C45294B7784BC73A634064917CE

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

> Subject: P.O - 08909 Petrucci Energy H-17

Message Body:

Dear Sir/Madam,
Kindly quote us your best price and availability for the attached PO
NOTE
1. Please quote price for CFR Dubai Basis
2. A Specimen MTC to be attached for technical evaluation.
Important Notes:
1. You shall provide delivery / availability on your quotation.
2. You shall clearly mention make / origin and weight in your quotation.
3. Please send along relevant technical details /Catalogue.
4. Your most competitive techno-commercial offer, complete in all respect, should reach us ASAP.
We are looking forward for your prompt and positive response.
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 July 31, 2017. | — | 2017-July-31
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