Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID31926: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 6, 2018

2018-02-06T17:23:20
ID CISCO-THREAT-56687
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2018-02-06T17:23:20

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

56687

First Published:

2018 February 6 17:23 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 (RuleID31926) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
RFQ0038969037843 018 PDF.rar / RFQ0038969037843 018 PDF.exe
| 453,120
| 0x4F43B1f3F9CA6B0C1395DAED77CD873B

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

> Subject: VESSEL RFQ0038969037843 / 018

Message Body:

Dear Sir/Madam,
Kindly quote us your best price and availability for the attached RFQ
NOTE
1. Please quote price for CFR Dubai Basis
2. A Specimen MTC to be attached for technical evaluation.
Important Notes:
1. You shall provide delivery / availability on your quotation.
2. You shall clearly mention make / origin and weight in your quotation.
3. Please send along relevant technical details /Catalogue.
4. Your most competitive techno-commercial offer, complete in all respect, should reach us ASAP.
We are looking forward for your prompt and positive response.
--
Thanks and Regards,
Outer Ring Road Kamal Raya, Golf Lake Residence Blok A Paris No.19
Cengkareng-Jakarta Barat-Indonesia

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 February 6, 2018. | — | 2018-February-06
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