Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID32711: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on May 8, 2018

2018-05-08T14:59:22
ID CISCO-THREAT-57820
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2018-05-08T14:59:22

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

57820

First Published:

2018 May 8 14:59 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 (RuleID32711) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
ADOC RFQ-WCMS-18097255.rar / ADOC RFQ-WCMS-18097255.exe
| 659,456
| 0x523F7C382C9B9B793F6AC067A5CFABDA

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

> Subject: ADOC RFQ-WCMS-18097255

> Message Body:

>
Dear sir,
Greetings from Abu Dhabi Oil Company., LTD (Japan),
Please quote us your Best Price for the items in attached RFQ, delivered at ADOC.
ADDITIONAL NOTES TO SUPPLIERS:-
Quotation shall clearly mention the Brand and Country of Origin of item, failing to comply will result in rejection of quotation.
Country of Origin Restriction: No Indian or Chinese Material.
Please provide the following in your offer:
Manufacturer / Brand Name.
Country of Origin.
Technical details / Catalogue of proposed item (if any).
Validity.
Availability.
Delivery Time.
Payment Terms: Standard ADOC Payment term 30 days.
Your earliest offer is highly appreciated.
Note to Suppliers : -
As per new ADOC policy (Strictly enforcing Clause #10 of Pg #2 in RFQ), ADOC will not accept Delivery Period mentioned as Ex-Stock, all suppliers are requested to mention Delivery Period in number days or weeks.
Offer to be inclusive of all delivery charges to ADOC .
Quotation should be submitted (PDF format) in your Company Letter Head with Quote Reference Number.
Thanks & regards,
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Abu Dhabi Oil Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Buyer
Purchasing & Transport Department
Please consider the environment before printing this e-mail.
The Information contained in this email (including attachments thereof) is confidential. If you are not the intended recipient, any use, interference with, forward, disclose the content or coping of this material is unauthorized and prohibited. If you have received this transmission in error please notify the sender immediately & delete the message including its attachment. Although this message and any attachments are believed to be free of viruses, no responsibility is accepted by us for any loss or damage arising in any way from receipt or use thereof.
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This email has been checked for viruses by Avast antivirus software.
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All of the files have been checked. No viruses were found.

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 May 8, 2018. | — | 2018-May-08
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