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.
MALWARE-CNC Win.Worm.Steckt IRCbot requesting URL through IRC
This event is generated when activity relating to malware is detected.
Serious. Possible existance of malware on the target host.
This activity is indicative of malware activity on a host. In this case the MALWARE-CNC Win.Worm.Steckt IRCbot requesting URL through IRC was detected.
Ease of Attack:
Simple. This may be an indication of a malware infestation.
What To Look For
No public information
No known false positives
MITRE ATT&CK Framework
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