Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID32401: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on April 5, 2018

2018-04-09T13:54:45
ID CISCO-THREAT-57426
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2018-04-09T13:54:45

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

57426

First Published:

2018 April 9 13:54 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 (RuleID32401) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
164753 MT Coal.r00 / 164753 MT Coal..exe
| 634,880
| 0x1A62F90DB0EF9559AE5D380B39B17A84

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

Subject: Charterer's Agency fee quote

Message Body:

**Dear Sirs,
Please note on behalf of our Principals we intend to appoint your company as Charterer's agents for the subject vessel call at Krishnapatnam to discharge about 164753 MT Coal. Kindly send us your competitive Charterer's Agency fee quote in order to send it to the owner's for their approval.
Please note as OPA we will arrange following which is for your ready reference.
1) Port Payments.
2) ILH dues Payment.
3) Immigration / PHO Clearance.
4) Appointment of Draft Survey / On board supervisor.
5) Settle Chtrs. Agency Fee.


Thanks and 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 April 5, 2018. | — | 2018-April-09
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