Monday, January 14, 2013

Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 01/14/2013

Just released: Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 01/14/2013

We welcome the introduction of the newest rule release for today from the VRT. In this release we introduced 30 new rules and made modifications to 16 additional rules.

There were changes made to the snort.conf in this release.
Port 8085 was added to HTTP_PORTS, http_inspect, and stream5. Please make sure you are using the most updated snort.conf by downloading it here:

In VRT's rule release:
The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the browser-ie, browser-plugins, dos, exploit-kit, file-identify, file-multimedia, file-office, file-other, os-windows, policy-other, server-oracle and server-webapp 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!