Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID31378: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on November 22, 2017

2017-11-22T14:58:27
ID CISCO-THREAT-56017
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2017-11-22T14:58:27

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

56017

First Published:

2017 November 22 14:58 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 (RuleID31378) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Inquiry RFQ# 4202152420.jar
| 542,798
| 0xC43627556BE4C398415774BA2C594A85

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

> Subject: FW: Request For Quotation RFQ#4202152420

Message Body:

Sent: Monday, November 20, 2017 8:24 AM
Subject: Request For Quotation RFQ#4202152420
Dear Sir,
Kindly quote your best PRICE with shortest delivery time for the attached inquiry.
Important notes:
1. Your offer should reach us on an urgent basis.
2. If the attachments are not clear, please inform us immediately.
3. If you are not in a position to quote, please inform us immediately.
4. Your offer should have minimum of 10 days validity.
5. Kindly provide Weight & Dimensional details.
6. Deviations if any should be clearly listed.
7. Kindly submit your offer along with Technical Datasheets & Catalogue and Drawing etc.
8. Kindly acknowledge the receipt of the same by return mail.
I anticipate your favorable response to this e-mail.
Thank you.
Kind regards,
General Manager
STC Logo
Specialized Manufacturing Trading and Consulting Co. S.A.L. (Offshore) S.T.C
E-mail: WWW.STCSAL.COM
Checked by AVG - www.avg.com
Version: 2016.0.7752 / Virus Database: 4633/12789 - Release Date: 24/10/16
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This message has been scanned for viruses and
dangerous content by MailScanner, and is
believed to be clean.

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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 22, 2017. | — | 2017-November-22
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