I have started noticing PaloAlto firewall generating a lot of HTTP brute force alerts with the URL gameplayapi.intel.com/api/games/getagsgames2/ . Do any of you aware of what this could be? I couldn't find anything malicious related to this but I'm seeing so many users reaching out to it.
This is usually caused by GfxDownloadWrapper and really can't be disabled. You can remove the Intel Control Panel or the Command Center and this should stop generating alerts. You very rarely actually need these applications in an Enterprise environment.
I'm thinking the shortest route is going to be just blackhole the URL. If you hit the site manually, you get password prompt, which is why it's getting flagged as http/brute-force, I guess. You gotta wonder why there are credentials since it's http...
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