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Web Attack: Styx Exploit Kit

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 Nullhole Exploit kit also known as Styx toolkit that may compromise a computer through various vendor vulnerabilities.

Additional Information

Styx or Nullhole is an attack toolkit that allows the remote attacker to perform various malicious actions on the compromised computer.

Affected

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