Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 08/28/2012

Just released:
Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 08/28/2012

We welcome the introduction of the newest rule release for today from the VRT. In this release we introduced 69 new rules and made modifications to 357 additional rules.

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

The VRT would like to thank the following individuals for their contributions to the following rules:
24017 -- James Lay & Nathan Fowler
24031,24032,24033,24034 -- Alexandre Menezes

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, dos, exploit, file-office, file-other,
indicator-compromise, indicator-obfuscation, netbios, policy-other,
policy-social, specific-threats, web-activex, web-client and web-php
rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these

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 http://www.snort.org/store. Make sure and stay up to date to catch the most emerging threats!