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Web Attack: Malicious SWF File Download 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 malicious SWF files that comes as part of standalone exploits or exploit toolkits.

Additional Information

SWF files can be used ancillary with exploits which helps the attackers to setup the shellcode in the higher memory addresses.

Affected

  • Various Web Browsers
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Google+
  • YouTube