Friday, November 4, 2011

VRT Rule Update for 11/04/2011

Join us as we welcome the introduction of the newest rule release for today from the VRT. In this release we introduced 8 new rules and made modifications to 531 additional rules.

There were no changes made to the snort.conf in this release.

Phase 2 of the file-identify.rules rollout was done in this release.  For more information, please see the post here:

In VRT's rule release:
The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the blacklist, botnet-cnc, exploit, file-identify, multimedia, specific-threats, web-client and web-php 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!