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.Dropper.Clipbanker file download attempt
This event is generated when a machine infected with a Clipsa/Clipbanker variant attempts to download additional files (most likely a coinminer) or a token/task from the C&C.
A Network Trojan was detected
Clipsa works in 6 phases: the first ones are designed to steal crypto-mining data from users and the last two focus on finding and attacking vulnerable WordPress websites.
Ease of Attack:
What To Look For
No public information
No known false positives
Cisco Talos Intelligence Group
MITRE ATT&CK Framework
For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here:
CVE Additional Information