Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID31832: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on January 26, 2018


Medium Alert ID: 56593 First Published: 2018 January 26 21:13 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 (RuleID31832) may contain the following files: **Name** | **Size in Bytes** | **MD5 Checksum** ---|---|--- New Order-1710 -IAN#300690 & 300718.ace | 136,361 | 0x24B9233CF4A507541A492816FFED537D The following text is a sample of the email message that is associated with this threat outbreak: > Subject: **NEW ORDER 4300000379#** Message Body: **Good Day, Please quote the listed Product as attached in the document, with FOB Prices, we need to make new order for 1 x 40ft container . Your early reply is appreciated as we need to proceed further with this new Order. Waiting for your prompt reply. Warm Regards . Asst.Purchase Officer Office Timings: Sunday to Thursday : 7.00 am 12.30 pm & 1.30 pm to 4.00 pm This e-mail contains legally protected intellectual property right and confidential information. If you are not the intended recipient, please immediately delete this e-mail from your system and notify the sender. Any unauthorized usage of this e-mail may be subject to available legal proceeding. This e-mail may contain personal opinion of the author or information that does not relate to the business of The Siam Cement Plc., its affiliates and associates ("SCG") for which SCG shall not be liable. It is advisable that all e-mail be scanned by reliable virus protection software. SCG bears no responsibility for any damage possibly incurred by this e-mail.** 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 January 26, 2018. | — | 2018-January-26 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