Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID31970: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on February 9, 2018

2018-02-09T19:45:59
ID CISCO-THREAT-56788
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2018-02-09T19:45:59

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

56788

First Published:

2018 February 9 19:45 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 (RuleID31970) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Quotation for February # 110432119211 43221230 doc.rar / Quotation for February # 110432119211 43221230 doc.exe
| 343,040
| 0x2F38CA898C9C8057C7DB94748F6C3AED

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

> Subject: Our Ref:EXP-17(EME)-0042(B) [Urgent Quotation needed]

Message Body:

Our Ref:EXP-17(EME)-0042(B)
Date: 06.02.2018
Dear Sir/madam,
Hi Good Day,I'm looking for your kindness to provide me with the
quotation for attached order.
Please quote me as soon as possible. This is "TOP URGENT"item.
Your quotation must be delivered to us on or before 26.02.2018@ 1500HRS
American time.
Please refer the item below. If you need any further questions just feel
highly appreciated to let me know.I will response promptly.
NOTE: Your offer should be accompaned with:
1)Official Quotations
2)Warranty Period
3)Technical Specifications
4)Data Sheet & Catalog (Drawing)
5)Certificates belongs to the offered items
6)Estimate Weight
7)FOB Port Country of Origin
8)Freight Charges
9)Validity Offer at least 45 days
Awaiting for your reply! Thank you
With my Best Regards.
[Industrial supply Assistant]
GmbH

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
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    1 | Initial release to report significant activity detected by Cisco Security on February 9, 2018. | — | 2018-February-09
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