Intrusion Prevention

Masscan.Scanner

Description

This indicates detection of an attempted scan from Masscan port scanner.
Port scanners are used to probe computer networks to see which ports or services are available. An attacker may utilize a scanner to identify what services the target system is running and perform further attacks based on its findings. This signature detects for HTTP traffics associated with Masscan.

Affected Products

All web servers.

Impact

Information Disclosure: Remote attackers can gain sensitive information from vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Monitor the traffic from the network for any suspicious activity.