Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 09/04/2012, Rule Recategorization

Just released:
Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 09/04/2012

We welcome the introduction of the newest rule release for today from the VRT. In this release we introduced 21 new rules and made modifications to 2482 additional rules.

As you can see, thousands of rules have been moved, please read this post to stay current and make sure you add the new files in for the best detection

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

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
blacklist, browser-chrome, browser-firefox, browser-ie, browser-other,
browser-webkit, exploit, exploit-kit, file-executable, file-flash,
file-identify, file-image, file-multimedia, file-office, file-other,
file-pdf, indicator-compromise, indicator-obfuscation,
malware-backdoor, malware-cnc, malware-other, malware-tools, mysql,
netbios, policy-other, spyware-put, voip, web-activex, web-client,
web-iis 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 http://www.snort.org/store. Make sure and stay up to date to catch the most emerging threats!