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 Win.Trojan.Gamaredon outbound communication attempt

Rule Explanation

Triggers on out bound communication from Gamaredon malware containing target machine information.

What To Look For

Triggers on out bound communication from Gamaredon malware containing target machine information.

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Cisco Talos Intelligence Group

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

Tactic: Command and Control

Technique: Custom Command and Control Protocol

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

Additional Links

Rule Vulnerability

N/A

Not Applicable

CVE Additional Information