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Web Attack: BOT Executable Download

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 malicious IRC BOT to the machine.

Additional Information

IRC Bot when downloaded and executed on the machine joins malicious CnC servers which further instructs the BOT to download other malwares or executes malicious commands on the machine.

Affected

  • Various platforms

Response

NA
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Google+
  • YouTube