Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID33328: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 13, 2018

2018-08-15T12:27:04
ID CISCO-THREAT-58727
Type ciscothreats
Reporter Cisco
Modified 2018-08-15T12:27:04

Description

Medium

Alert ID:

58727

First Published:

2018 August 15 12:27 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 (RuleID33328) may contain the following files:

Name | Size in Bytes | MD5 Checksum
---|---|---
RFQ# 4202152420 STCSA.arj / RFQ# 4202152420 STCSA.exe
| 512,000
| 0x3A342F29191D7084464F93B233B2BB6F

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

> Subject: RFQ# 4202152420 Coll# 6200891462

> Message Body:

>
Dear Sir,
Kindly quote your best PRICE with shortest delivery time for the appended inquiry.
Important notes:
1. Your offer should reach us on an urgent basis.
2. If the attachments are not clear, please inform us immediately.
3. If you are not in a position to quote, please inform us immediately.
4. Your offer should have minimum of 60 days validity.
5. Kindly provide Weight & Dimensional details.
6. Deviations if any should be clearly listed.
7. Kindly submit your offer along with Technical Datasheets & Catalogue and Drawing etc.
8. Kindly acknowledge the receipt of the same by return mail.
Kindly find attached our company letter .
Please confirm receipt of this e-mail.
Thank you.
Kind regards,
General Manager
Checked by AVG - www.avg.com
Version: 2016.0.7752 / Virus Database: 4633/12789 - Release Date: 10/07/18

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 August 13, 2018. | — | 2018-August-15
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