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.Trojan.BasicPipeShell variant communication attempt
This rule looks for communication related to BASICPIPESHELL
What To Look For
This rule alerts when a one of the the compromised FireEye tools, BASICPIPESHELL, is found communicating over SMB
No public information
No known false positives
Cisco Talos Intelligence Group