Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID32682: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 4, 2018

2018-05-04T15:39:59
ID CISCO-THREAT-57802
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2018-05-04T15:39:59

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

57802

First Published:

2018 May 4 15:39 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 (RuleID32682) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Urgent Quotation23416.jar
| 906,633
| 0xC05C7757850012C02E3F1EB24FA76034

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

Subject: Ref: Urgent Quotation

Message Body:

Dear Valued Supplier,
We're preparing a price proposal for the captioned Thailand project of CB&I Lummus.
Could you please quote us for the attached, with CIF Laem Chabang Port base?
CB&I has been already awarded by Baker Hughes LTD and we're at the bidding stage.
If we win this project, all materials [including Electricals and batteries] will probably shipped to Thailand by year end.
Look forward to receiving your quotation soon.
Thank you and Best Regards,
N/B: These items will be specially procured, and are therefore non cancellable and non returnable.
Please find below our Request for BID for the items requested.
hxxp://hxxp: //images.kempstoncontrols.com/pix/logo_kemspton.gif
Quote Number
RFQ100432
Kempston Controls
Date
10/04/2018
Email: xxxxx@kempstoncontrols.co.uk Website: www.kempstoncontrols.co.uk

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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 May 4, 2018. | — | 2018-May-04
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