Thursday, January 19, 2012

VRT Rule Update for 01/19/2012

Join us as we welcome the introduction of the newest rule release for today from the VRT. In this release we introduced 58 new rules and made modifications to 850 additional rules.

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

This rulepack also as dropped support for Snort and per our EOL Policy.

In VRT's rule release:
This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the
backdoor, blacklist, botnet-cnc, exploit, file-identify, misc, policy,
scada, shellcode, specific-threats, 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!