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Web Attack: Malicious ZIP file 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.


This signature detects downloading of malicious exploit files contained inside a ZIP file.

Additional Information

Malicious attackers hide their exploits under legitimate ZIP files and send it to innocent users making them to fall for the exploit. When the file inside the archive is opened the user's machine gets exploited.


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