Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID33101: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on July 4, 2018

2018-07-05T15:43:15
ID CISCO-THREAT-58358
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2018-07-05T15:43:15

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

58358

First Published:

2018 July 5 15:43 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 (RuleID33101) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
REMITTANCE ADVICE_scan copy.gz/@ss.exe
| 749,568
| 0x0C114D06AEDDD540213D8EDCB8b220BA

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

> Subject: REMITTANCE ADVICE

> Message Body:

>
Good day,
With reference to subject vessel´s call, please be advised that we have instructed our accounts dept. to effect the remittance of USD 58,000.00 to cover your proforma with value date today and under reference "voyage no. tbn" .
Kindly confirm safe receipt of funds.
For your information and future reference, please note that all original final disbursements should be mailed to our Luebeck office soonest after vessel´s departure.
NO supplementary invoices will be accepted after 6 weeks from the date of vessel´s departure without agreement.
As we are participating in the incentive providers program, kindly advise if Port is providing any rebates or discounts on economically or environmentally friendly vessels. If yes, please inform which preconditions have to be fulfilled.
ATTENTION !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
In case of any Owners Expenses occurred please obtain written confirmation from the Operator before including them in your final disbursement.
Many thanks & best regards.
Oldendorff Carriers GmbH
Dept. Port D/A
Our full style:
Oldendorff GmbH & Co.KG
Attn. Port D/A Dept.
Willy-Brandt-Allee 6
23554 Luebeck
GERMANY
Marine Accounting Manager
Marine Accounting
www.oldendorff.com

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Revision History

  • Version | Description | Section | Date
    ---|---|---|---
    1 | Initial release to report significant activity detected by Cisco Security on July 4, 2018. | — | 2018-July-05
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