Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID31366: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 20, 2017

2017-11-20T16:37:03
ID CISCO-THREAT-55986
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-11-20T16:37:03

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

55986

First Published:

2017 November 20 16:37 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 (RuleID31366) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
PO-SK171611-01.rar / PO-SK171611-01.scr
| 682,496
| 0xA1D45575FEDC9BF43E6E76306A4C972D

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

> Subject: PO-SK171611-01

Message Body:

The attached file(s), PO-SK171611-01.rar, are executable.
Good Day Sir,
Kindly quote your best price for the following items as attached.
PROVIDE DATASHEET OR CATALOG 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.
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 20, 2017. | — | 2017-November-20
    Show Less

Legal Disclaimer

  • THIS DOCUMENT IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS AND DOES NOT IMPLY ANY KIND OF GUARANTEE OR WARRANTY, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE. YOUR USE OF THE INFORMATION ON THE DOCUMENT OR MATERIALS LINKED FROM THE DOCUMENT IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. CISCO RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE OR UPDATE ALERTS AT ANY TIME.

A standalone copy or paraphrase of the text of this document that omits the distribution URL is an uncontrolled copy and may lack important information or contain factual errors. The information in this document is intended for end users of Cisco products