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Web Attack: Malicious Toolkit Website 4

Severity: High

This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.

Description

This signature detects attempts to download exploits from a malicious toolkit which may compromise a computer through various vendor vulnerabilities.

Additional Information

Malicious toolkits contain various exploits bundled into a single package.Victim on visiting the malicious server hosting exploit toolkit is attacked with several different exploits exploiting different vulnerabilities one by one.Exploits may include MDAC,PDF,HCP etc.

Affected

  • Various Browsers.

Response

No further action is required but you may wish to perform some of the following actions as a precautionary measure.
Run the Norton Power Eraser. (home users)
Run the Symantec Power Eraser. (business users)
Update your product definitions and perform a full system scan.
Submit suspicious files to Symantec for analysis.

If you believe that the signature is reported erroneously, please read the following:
Report a potential false positive to Symantec.
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