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.Infostealer.Gamaredon outbound connection attempt

Rule Explanation

The detects the malicious request based on the URI and specific HTTP parameters used by the malware to report the date back to the command and control server

What To Look For

The will detect Win.Infostealer.Gamaredon attempt to steal data from compromised computers.

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives


Cisco Talos Intelligence Group

Rule Groups

MITRE::ATT&CK Framework::Enterprise::Command and Control::Application Layer Protocol



Rule Vulnerability

No information provided

CVE Additional Information

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