Also as a request from the Snort Community, at the above link, we have started indicating whether the rule is Enabled or Disabled by default. The policy you select as part of a PulledPork download (if you are using that feature) does override this.
In VRT's rule release:
The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the
blacklist, dos, scada, smtp, specific-threats, spyware-put, sql and
web-misc rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these
In order to subscribe now to the VRT's newest rule detection functionality, you can subscribe for as low as $29 US dollars a year for personal users, be sure and see our business pricing as well at http://www.snort.org/store. Make sure and stay up to date to catch the most emerging threats!