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Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID30657: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 19, 2017

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Medium Alert ID: 55323 First Published: 2017 September 19 12:13 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 (RuleID30657) may contain the following files: **Name** | **Size in Bytes** | **MD5 Checksum** ---|---|--- Scania 1528655NO.pgn.gz / Scania 1528655NO.pgn.exe | 697,856 | 0x0632363B263E838815D267C0317C93C7 The following text is a sample of the email message that is associated with this threat outbreak: > Subject:**FW: inquiry 1528655** Message Body: **Greetings !** **I’m writing to you because we urgently need to obtain 1000 pcs of Scania 1528655NO. As we know you produce 1500 types of the affixed and with additional items manufactured to meet customer special orders, so this is the cause that I inquire from you.** **We would be very glad if you could give me quotation (price and delivery time) for this item, of course if you manifacture this item.** **I look forward to receive your kind reply.** **Best 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 ---|---|---|--- 1 | Initial release to report significant activity detected by Cisco Security on September 19, 2017. | — | 2017-September-19 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