Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID29765: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 15, 2017

2017-08-15T17:38:16
ID CISCO-THREAT-54851
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-08-15T17:38:16

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

54851

First Published:

2017 August 15 17:38 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 (RuleID29765) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
SQuotation_Ref#SQ004995C-ACHILLEAS-FEREOS_IMPORT_EXPORTSLTDPNINGBO.r11 / SQuotation_Ref#SQ004995C-ACHILLEAS-FEREOS_IMPORT_EXPORTSLTDPNINGBO.jar

| 601,046
| 0x5D89936E1EFC90F215FDA57FEFEBC95B

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

> Subject: Re: SH JF1705065/SHJF1705064? ReFwNew Order c/Yieh Phui c/Stratco NZ - FCL

Message Body:

NOTIFY:xxxxxxxxx,
Why is your xxxxxxxxx@cox.net not replying to my mails?
Quote us Urgent products,
We will be needing a quotation on or before 7/19/2017
Awaiting your reply.
Thanks & Best Regards!
Sent: 6/30/2017
To:
Cc:
Subject:Re: SH JF1705065/SHJF1705064? ReFwNew Order c/Yieh Phui c/Stratco NZ - FCL
Hello,
Please quote us your lowest rate and samples will be needed before proceeding with the attached order.
1) Your quotation should reach us strictly within 7/14/2017 from the date of enquiry by email.
2) Quotation received after due date will not be considered.
3) If you are not interested please return this enquiry with endorsement 'NOT QUOTING' within the schedule date.
Thanks,
Waiting for your prompt reply,
Thanks & Best Regards!
SIPG LOGISTICS CO.,LTD.FREIGHT AGENCY
Seafreight Booking Dept.
Tel: 53930088-7520
Email address:
On 7/7/2017 9:33:32 p.m. , Ms. xxxxxx xxxx xxxxx wrote:
Dear xxxxxxx,
You should contact xxxxxxxx on their email at xxxxxxxxx@cox.net for the products you asked for, they have them.
General Terms and Conditions:-
1. Your Offer should remain valid for a minimum period of 30/60 days.
2. In Price computation, Taxes / Duties etc as applicable must be shown separately.
3. Delivery to be within days from date of issue of P.O. / L.O.I.
4. Payment term 90 days credit. We make payment through ECS.
5. Guarantee / Warrantee etc to be mentioned clearly.
6. Calibration / Test / Inspection / Other Certificate (s) as applicable.
7. Any other condition if applicable to be clearly indicated.
Best Regards,
From:
Sent: 7/7/2017 9:33:32 p.m.
To:
Cc:
Subject:Re: SH JF1705065/SHJF1705064? ReFwNew Order c/Yieh Phui c/Stratco NZ - FCL
Hello xxxxxxxxx,
I was directed by xxxxxx xxx for the product attached.
Please samples will be needed before proceeding with the attached order
Please Quote For the under listed service as attached in the Order Urgently,
We need to make new order Urgently Before Next week
Awaiting your reply.
Thanks
Waiting for your prompt reply
Thanks & Best Regards!
SIPG LOGISTICS CO.,LTD.FREIGHT AGENCY
Seafreight Booking Dept.
Tel: 53930088-7520
Inviato: 6/27/2017
A:
Oggetto: Re: SH JF1705065/SHJF1705064? ReFwNew Order c/Yieh Phui c/Stratco NZ - FCL
Hi,
How are you doing?
Am sorry we dont have that but you should contact xxxxxxxxx on their email at xxxxxxxxx@cox.net for the products you asked for, they have them
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 August 15, 2017. | — | 2017-August-15
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