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Malicious Site: Malicious Domain Request 2

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 a request to specific domains which characteristically has been known to host malicious exploits and executable files.

Additional Information

This signature detects a request to specific domains which characteristically has been known to host malicious exploits and executable files. Download of these files may result in the compromise of the target computer.

Response

The following instructions pertain to all current and recent Symantec antivirus products, including the Symantec AntiVirus and Norton AntiVirus product lines.

1. Disable System Restore (Windows Me/XP).
2. Update the virus definitions.
3. Run a full system scan.
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