Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID32872: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on June 5, 2018

2018-06-05T19:40:25
ID CISCO-THREAT-58015
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2018-06-05T19:40:25

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

58015

First Published:

2018 June 5 19:40 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 (RuleID32872) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
RFQ No.7001406 Petro Rabigh Co.rar / RFQ No.7001406 Petro Rabigh Co..exe
| 708,608
| 0x3C9EF1D57D8A18477E26DAF8757181BA

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

> Subject: Urgent RFQ No.7001406 Petro Rabigh Co.

> Message Body:

>
**Dear Valued Vendor
This is a programmed E-Mail from Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Co-Petrorabigh system. Kindly check the attached Request for Quotation (RFQ).
- Please respond with your confirmation or rejection by replying to the following email Address
XXX@Petrorabigh.com
-Then , send your quotation on or before the bid closing date to:
XXXXXXXXX@Petrorabigh.com
Caution: Do not Send your Quotation to the buyer otherwise it will be rejected.
Warning: If you do not comply to the above instruction, you will be disqualified from this Bidding.
Please Read this Electronic Document as an Official Document.
Petrorabigh Material/Contract Supply department is kindly requesting you to keep sending the hard Copy of RFQs through Fax.
And Petrorabigh Material Supply department will do the same.
Best Regards,
Materials Supply Department.
CPSM, SCMP | Projects Procurement Department | Central/Western Region & Process Control System Unit |


[The information in this e-mail and in any files transmitted with it is intended only for the addressee and may contain confidential and/or privileged material. Access to this e-mail by anyone else is unauthorized. If you receive this e-mail in error, please contact the sender immediately or the IT Help Desk by telephone +966 (0)12 4250933 and delete the e-mail and any attached files from all computers. If you are not the intended recipient, any disclosure, copying, distribution, or any action taken in reliance on this e-mail or omission in reliance on this e-mail, is strictly prohibited. Statement and opinions expressed in this e-mail are those of the sender, and do not necessarily reflect those of Petro Rabigh].**

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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 June 5, 2018. | — | 2018-June-05
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