Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID32920: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on June 8, 2018

2018-06-08T18:34:32
ID CISCO-THREAT-58080
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2018-06-08T18:34:32

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

58080

First Published:

2018 June 8 18:34 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 (RuleID32920) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Purchase Order#20180604PO6.rar / file.scr
| 675,840
| 0x743583FCA91D011CFB1E3FBDEC7BBBCD

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

> Subject: Request for Quotation-64455

> Message Body:

>
Dear Bidder / Vendor,
Please provide a quote by the due date, JUNE 26, to us with DDP shipping
to this address.
We would like to invite you to submit a proposal in accordance with the
Instructions to Bidders in the attached Invitation to Bid (ITB). We ask
that you fully observe and comply with the following key dates. Please
let us know your intention to bid and we will inform the customer.
Please let us know if you need any further information or directions, to
help prepare your bid.
INTENTION TO BID OR NOT TO BID DUE DATE: , JUNE 16-17, 2018
PROPOSAL DUE DATE: THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2018
Please use the following attached instruction (No.5) on the attached
Invitation to Bid for, INTENTION. to indicate your intent to bid or not
to Bid: by filling and returning this form, if you're not Biding,
please kindly, explain the reason why, on the form, as to enable us have
a future corporation with your company
All fill-in forms must be returned to assure your proposal is optimally
evaluated. Submittals and notices are conveniently accepted via email
only. Note that late responses and incomplete information will risk your
proposal not being considered for the opportunity.
Your prompt response, and confirmations, will be highly appreciated.
Kind regards,
Dept. Compras/Purchasing Dept.
TÉCNICAS REUNIDAS
INITEC PLANTAS INDUSTRIALES

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 June 8, 2018. | — | 2018-June-08
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