Thursday, March 1, 2012

VRT Rule update for 03/01/2012

Join us as we welcome the introduction of the newest rule release for today from the VRT. In this release we introduced 16 new rules and made modifications to 415 additional rules.

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

The VRT would like to acknowledge the following rule writer(s) for their contributions:
Nathan Fowler --
21492 - SPECIFIC-THREATS Blackhole landing page with specific structure - catch qq In VRT's rule release:
Synopsis: This release adds and modifies rules in several categories. 
Details: The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the backdoor, blacklist, botnet-cnc, ddos, dns, dos, exploit, file-identify, finger, ftp, icmp, icmp-info, misc, netbios, nntp, policy, rpc, rservices, scada, scan, shellcode, smtp, specific-threats, spyware-put, telnet, tftp, web-cgi, web-client, web-coldfusion, web-frontpage, web-iis, web-misc and x11 rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.
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