Threat Encyclopedia


Publish date: September 26, 2014


Unix, Linux


  • Threat Type:Others

  • Destructiveness:No

  • Encrypted:

  • In the wild: Yes


This is the Trend Micro detection for malicious network packets that may manifest any of the following actions:

  • Hacking Attempt

The following malware families are related to this detection:

If your Trend Micro product detects malicious network packets, your system may have malware that sends the network packets. Scan your system with your Trend Micro product to locate the malware. Delete the malware immediately, especially if the detected files came from an untrusted or an unknown source (e.g., a website of doubtful nature).

However, if you have reason to believe that the detected file is non-malicious, you may submit a sample for further analysis. Detailed analysis will be done on submitted samples, and corresponding removal instructions will be provided, if necessary.


Minimum Scan Engine:



Trend Micro Deep Discovery Inspector protects users from this threat via Rule 1618. This rule is available in NCCP Pattern version 1.12147.00 and NCIP Pattern version 1.12175.00.

To get an accurate analysis of your system, Trend Micro recommends downloading and scanning your system using our Trend Micro Anti-Threat Toolkit (ATTK) tool. This tool scans your system and outputs a log file. It helps in investigating suspicious files, processes, and activities in your system.

Refer to the following Trend Micro eSupport page to know more about the tool and to download a version suitable for you:

Office users (OSCE, WFBS)

Home users (Titanium)

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