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Audit: Suspicious DNS Request

Severity: Low

This attack poses a minor threat. Corrective action may not be possible or is not required.

Description

This signature detects unusual DNS Requests deployed by malware.

Additional Information

DNS request is one of a very critical internet services in existence, but at the same time, it is also one of the favorite internet services used by cyber attackers to perform malicious activity.

This signature detects the unusual DNS Requests that could be deployed by malware actors to perform other malicious activities on the compromised machines.

Affected

  • Various platforms.
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Google+
  • YouTube