Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID30341: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 23, 2017

2017-08-23T17:27:51
ID CISCO-THREAT-54929
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-08-23T17:27:51

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

54929

First Published:

2017 August 23 17:27 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 (RuleID30341) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
abbas for 20GP40HQ.rar / abbas for 20GP40HQ.exe
| 1,046,046
| 0x14E66BFFC36C41D17CAD708CA8ADA58A

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

> Subject:Inquiry: dalian -abbas for 20GP/40HQ

Message Body:

Hello,
Please find attached and quote the best rate from -ABBAS for 20GP /40HQ ,cargo weight is 20ton ,
Advice the rate valid date and we need 21days free time at destination .
Please go through the attached specifications and provide your prices in respective column in sheet -1 , Sheet-2 & with catalogue
Many thanks

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 23, 2017. | — | 2017-August-23
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