Thursday, February 28, 2013

Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 02/28/2013

Just released: Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 02/28/2013

We welcome the introduction of the newest rule release for today from the VRT. In this release we introduced 40 new rules and made modifications to 18 additional rules. This is also the last rule release that will have support for version Snort

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

The VRT would like to thank Joerg Weber for his work on rule:

In VRT's rule release:
The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the browser-ie, deleted, exploit-kit, file-flash, file-identify, file-multimedia, file-office, file-pdf, indicator-compromise, indicator-obfuscation and netbios 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!