Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID31125: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 6, 2017

2017-11-06T14:06:32
ID CISCO-THREAT-55781
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-11-06T14:06:32

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

55781

First Published:

2017 November 6 14:06 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 (RuleID31125) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
ADNOC RFQ IOGS -975697045.jar
| 525,995
| 0x9BEBCCBA0BF8ED68D93A70A6C35FB98B

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

> Subject: ADNOC RFQ: IOGS -975697045 & Commercial Bids Submission-Reply Date: 26-October-2017

Message Body:

Good morning Dear supplier,
Vendor Qualification Department has received an internal request to include your company into the approved
International Oil & Gas Services L.L.C Vendor list for the following.
Please find attached RFQ and request to quote before closing date.
NOTE: In event of my mailbax full please copy your mail to my yahoo id:
With Best 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 November 6, 2017. | — | 2017-November-06
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