Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID30813: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on September 29, 2017

2017-09-29T19:56:20
ID CISCO-THREAT-55431
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-09-29T19:56:20

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

55431

First Published:

2017 September 29 19:56 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 (RuleID30813) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
catalogue samplespdf.ace / catalogue samplespdf.exe
| 262,144
| 0xAEE95BF7B33C66C603093DDBE845E6BF

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

> Subject: 2nd Urgent Reminder: Inquiry still open for quotation ##1-11-151000/155100 inquiry and order (RFQ)

Message Body:

Urgent Reminder
Urgent Reminder
Hello!
Dear Sir,
Greetings from VINOD PATEL
Did you get my email dated 24th-09-2019? i did not get a reply quotation from you. Please
I am very sorry for the inconvenience i may be causing you right now, please try and open the attached
documents and provide us with a good price quotation. We really want to do business with your good
company, please kindly reply me with your quotation as is very urgent now.
We contacted your Company for a business cooperation between your company and ours VINOD PATEL,
but we did not get your reply. We want to buy this materials from your Company at competitive price.
This inquiry was sent to the addressed company below:
4-noks è un marchio Astrel Group
ASTREL GROUP SRL
Via Isonzo, 21/E – 34070 Mossa (GO) – Italy
www.astrelgroup.com
Unità Locale: Ufficio Commerciale, Ufficio Tecnico e Segreteria
Via per Sacile, 158 – 31018 Francenigo di Gaiarine (TV) – Italy
But their price is too high, we cannot buy from them, please give us a competitive price quotation, we urgently need
your quotation for our references.
Please check if you can supply the attach items and quote best price and inform delivery.
Please Note: we made some quantity amendments
1st inquiry file order Approx. Qtys
# Items
# Quantity
Euro/USD. Unit Price
Euro/USD Total Price
Item # 1
40000 Each
Item # 2
8000 Each
Item # 3
20000 Each
Item # 4
6000 Each
Item # 5
10000 Each
Item # 6
7000 Each
Item # 7
5000 Each
Item # 8
7000 Each
Item # 9
20000 Each
Item # 10
10000 Each
Item # 11
30000 Each
2nd inquiry file order Approx. Qtys
# Items No:
# Quantity
Euro/USD. Unit Price
Euro/USD Total Price
Item # 1
20000 Each
Item # 2
30000 Each
Item # 3
8000 Each
Item # 4
1000 Each
Item # 5
7000 Each
Item # 6
10000 Each
Item # 7
10000 Each
Item # 8
4000 Each
Item # 9
20000 Each
Item # 10
40000 Each
Item # 11
1000 Each
Please note that these materials is needed urgently.
Please mention clearly all the terms and conditions including the terms
of payments and delivery period in your quotation.
Note: Please do contact me ASAP if you did not see the file document for quotation or if is not opening. Thank you.
Look forward to your reply soon
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 29, 2017. | — | 2017-September-29
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