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  4. Attack: Malicious Telnet Command Execution 2

Attack: Malicious Telnet Command Execution 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.


This signature detects attempts to execute arbitrary commands using telnet protocol.

Additional Information

Telnet is a protocol to interact with a remote computer/server/device. Malicious users can use this protocol to execute arbitrary commands on the remote machine.


  • Various devices.


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