Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID33003: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on June 19, 2018

2018-06-19T19:20:38
ID CISCO-THREAT-58231
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2018-06-19T19:20:38

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

58231

First Published:

2018 June 19 19:20 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 (RuleID33003) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
Request For Quotation_3.zip / Request For Quotation.exe
| 4,524,209
| 0xEFF1C2C803ADE6E75AF2A3563B597093

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

> Subject: RE: Quotation Request

> Message Body:

>
Dear Supplier,
I am Tomas C. Kawpeng contacting you from KENT INTERNATIONAL TRADING COMPANY INC., Philippines.
We are in need of the following items as mentioned in attached.
Please let us have your CIF offer per return mail indicating all
terms and condition of supply.
With Regards,
General Manager
KENT INTERNATIONAL TRADING COMPANY INC.
Web: www:kentintl.ph

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 June 19, 2018. | — | 2018-June-19
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