Friday, September 2, 2011

VRT Rule Update for 09/01/2011

Just updated, is a rule release for today from the VRT.  This rule release contains 88 new rules and 28 rule updates, mostly malware:

There are no changes to the snort.conf in this release.

The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the backdoor, blacklist, botnet-cnc, content-replace, exploit, imap, netbios, pop3, shellcode, specific-threats, spyware-put, sql, web-activex, and web-misc rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

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