Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID30559: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 12, 2017

2017-09-12T18:59:33
ID CISCO-THREAT-55184
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-09-12T18:59:33

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

55184

First Published:

2017 September 12 18:59 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 (RuleID30559) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
RFQ 007 Crude Oil Metering Package.rar / RFQ 007 Crude Oil Metering Package.exe
| 1,004,594
| 0x19EFB9BABB55D1FF755F8961757E64CB

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

> Subject: PROJECT: 1526-LAYANG Field Development Project - RFQ 007 Crude Oil Metering Package

Message Body:

FROM: YINSON PRODUCTION PTE LTD
PROJECT: 1526-LAYANG Field Development Project - RFQ 007 Crude Oil Metering Package:
Dear Madam/Sir,
In connection with the 1526 LAYANG Field Development Project, we YINSON PRODUCTION are pleased to invite you to submit a Tender for RFQ 007 Crude Oil Metering Package.
Please find attached the Tender and download the documents.
The closing date and time of this enquiry as follows:
Closing Date: 15th September 2017
Closing Time: 12:00 P.M (GMT +08:00)
The Tender documents comprising the following sections are attached with this Invitation :
· Technical Documents
· Commercial Documents
Subcontractor Information shall be accurately filled with required answer and send it with evidence documents to the following address within September 15th, 2017, unless, it would be considered that you declined.
We reserve the right to reject the lowest of any Tender. Further, we may award any part or phase of the Tender scope to any one or more Tenderers. All costs and expenses expended in the submission shall be borne solely by the respective Tenderers.
Please acknowledge receipt of this email should you intend to participate in the bid.
Should you decide not to submit and participate in the Tender, you are requested to delete the electronic Invitation to Tender and Tender documents files and confirm that this has been reasonably fulfilled. Thank you.
--
Kind 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 September 12, 2017. | — | 2017-September-12
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