Thursday, March 27, 2014

Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 03/27/2014

Just released:
Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 03/27/2014

We welcome the introduction of the newest rule release from the VRT. In this release we introduced 31 new rules and made modifications to 16 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, their rules are included in the Community Ruleset:

Avery Tarasov

In VRT's rule release:
The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the app-detect, blacklist, dos, file-flash, file-identify, file-office, malware-cnc, malware-other, netbios, policy-other 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!

1 comment:

  1. i had installed snort and configured it also but when i tried testing in test mode the following error appeared
    --== Initializing Snort ==--
    Initializing Output Plugins!
    Initializing Preprocessors!
    Initializing Plug-ins!
    Parsing Rules file "c:\snort\etc\snort.conf"
    ERROR: c:\snort\etc\snort.conf(51) Missing argument to DNS_SERVERS
    Fatal Error, Quitting..
    Could not create the registry key.