Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID30714: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 21, 2017

2017-09-21T13:13:46
ID CISCO-THREAT-55358
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-09-21T13:13:46

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

55358

First Published:

2017 September 21 13:13 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 (RuleID30714) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
po offer.gz / ASAPUSE.exe
| 620,032
| 0xE7C388983455A80093AB7CD919542ADD

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

> Subject:RFQ: OMIFCO PROJECT - TP316/316L Inquiry CONT. CO. LLC

Message Body:

Good Day Sir,
Kindly quote your best price for the following items as attached.
PROVIDE DATASHEET OR CATALOGUE ALONG WITH YOUR OFFER
AND ALSO MENTION WEIGHT AND VOLUME OF TOTAL ITEM.
Please take to consideration below points:
The prices should be quoted in U.S. Dollars or any foreign acceptable currency.
Payment terms : 100% Letter of credit
Kindly specify the Guarantees / warranties.
Kindly specify the total delivery period required for supply the Equipment.
Appreciated your reply AT EARLIEST.

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
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    1 | Initial release to report significant activity detected by Cisco Security on September 21, 2017. | — | 2017-September-21
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