Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID30203: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 17, 2017


Medium Alert ID: 54866 First Published: 2017 August 17 12:55 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 (RuleID30203) may contain the following files: **Name** | **Size in Bytes** | **MD5 Checksum** ---|---|--- MV_GRACE OCEAN.jar | 607,304 | 0x4E83DAC41B113A237EC687E783189584 The following text is a sample of the email message that is associated with this threat outbreak: > Subject: **Request for Quotation via ShipServ_MV.GRACE OCEAN** Message Body: **Dear Sirs/Madam, We just sent you our Request for Quotation via ShipServ. Attached please find additional data, as announced in our ShipServ inquiry. We are looking forward to receiving your quotation. Best regards =========================== Fairwind International Shipping Co.,Ltd. ============================** 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 ---|---|---|--- 1 | Initial release to report significant activity detected by Cisco Security on August 17, 2017. | — | 2017-August-17 Show Less * * * ## Legal Disclaimer * THIS DOCUMENT IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS AND DOES NOT IMPLY ANY KIND OF GUARANTEE OR WARRANTY, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE. YOUR USE OF THE INFORMATION ON THE DOCUMENT OR MATERIALS LINKED FROM THE DOCUMENT IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. CISCO RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE OR UPDATE ALERTS AT ANY TIME. A standalone copy or paraphrase of the text of this document that omits the distribution URL is an uncontrolled copy and may lack important information or contain factual errors. The information in this document is intended for end users of Cisco products