Rule Category

MALWARE-CNC -- Snort has detected a Comand and Control (CNC) rule violation, most likely for commands and calls for files or other stages from the control server. The alert indicates a host has been infiltrated by an attacker, who is using the host to make calls for files, as a call-home vector for other malware-infected networks, for shuttling traffic back to bot owners, etc.

Alert Message

MALWARE-CNC VanBot IRC communication

Rule Explanation

This event indicates the possible presence of the Worm or Virus named VanBot on the monitored network. Impact: Unknown. Details: This activity may indicate a possible virus or worm infection on the protected network. Ease of Attack: Simple.

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Cisco Talos

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

Tactic:

Technique:

For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here: https://attack.mitre.org

Additional Links

Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information