Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID31319: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 15, 2017

2017-11-15T20:51:56
ID CISCO-THREAT-55941
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-11-15T20:51:56

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

55941

First Published:

2017 November 15 20:51 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 (RuleID31319) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Quotation Samples.arj / Quotation Samples.scr
| 992,818
| 0x905E872D330AFD902C972BFC00A60CBA

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

> Subject: URGENT QUOTE//QT 5535/17..

Message Body:

Dear Sir,
Our company is highly in need of your products because of its demand in our market.
Please kindly check the attached samples and update me with the following details:
- Your FOB Prices and FOB Port of loading.
- Your estimated delivery time.
- Your Mode of Payment. ( If by L/C or T/T )
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 November 15, 2017. | — | 2017-November-15
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