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Web Attack: Encrypted 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.


This signature detects attempts to download executable's that are encrypted by Exploit Toolkits.

Additional Information

Executable are encrypted by Exploit Toolkits to thwart them from being detected by security products.


  • Various OS platforms.
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