Rule Category


Alert Message

MALWARE-OTHER Html.Downloader.Agent download attempt

Rule Explanation

This event is generated where there is an attempt to download a malicious HTML file. Impact: Attempted User Privilege Gain Details: The file will generate download of a Word doc that will run malicious VBA code. Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives


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