Thursday, January 24, 2013

Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 01/24/2013

Just released: Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 01/24/2013

We welcome the introduction of the newest rule release for today from the VRT. In this release we introduced 15 new rules and made modifications to 33 additional rules.

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

The VRT would like to thank Randy Miller for his contributions on SIDs: 25518,25519,25520,25521,25522,25523,25524,25525

If you are interested in submitting rules to the VRT, please feel free to email me at for more details.

In VRT's rule release:
The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the exploit-kit, file-executable, file-identify, malware-cnc, os-other and pua-adware 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!