Thursday, March 24, 2011

VRT Rule Update for 03/24/2011

Just released, is a rule release for today from the VRT. In this release we introduce 24 new rules and make modifications to 40 more.

In VRT's rule release:
The Sourcefire VRT is aware of the existance of nine fraudulent digital
certificates issued by Comodo. Using these certificates, an attacker
may be able to spoof content, perform various phishing attacks or
perform man-in-the-middle attacks on sites and users relying on these
certificates for identification purposes.

Rules to detect attacks targeting this vulnerability are included in
this release and are identified with GID 1, SIDs 18565 through 18573.

Additionally, the Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules
in the ftp, imap, specific-threats, spyware-put, web-activex and
web-client rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from
these technologies.

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 Make sure and stay up to date to catch the most emerging threats!