Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID30948: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on October 12, 2017

2017-10-12T13:03:30
ID CISCO-THREAT-55593
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-10-12T13:03:30

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

55593

First Published:

2017 October 12 13:03 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 (RuleID30948) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
NMFP-M-BOQ-CI-B08,B09_Inst. Tube andFittings.rar / NMFP-M-BOQ-CI-B08,B09_Inst. Tube and Fittings.exe
| 1,208,370
| 0xC357A12FD1F75A002E05446E83CF1870

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

> Subject: [NMFP-M] RFQ for NMFP-M-BOQ-CI-B08,B09_Inst. Tube and Fitting-

Message Body:

Note
I send this RFQ on behalf of Mr. Ahn.
Please submit your proposal to Mr. Ahn by the due date.
FROM: HYUNDAI ENGINEERING CO., LTD. / S.KOREA
PROJECT: Russia NMFP Methanol
EQUIPMENT: NMFP-M-BOQ-CI-B08,B09_Inst. Tube and Fitting
DUE DATE: October 15, 2017
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT REPLY: Requested
Dear Sirs and Madams,
We (HEC) are preparing a tender for the Russia NMFP Methanol on Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning (EPCC).
We are pleased to invite you to the bid for the supply of equipment, materials and services.
Please find the attached file for more details.
I look forward to your response and valuable offer by the due date. Thank you.
Sincerely,

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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 October 12, 2017. | — | 2017-October-12
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