Thursday, May 8, 2014

Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 05/08/2014

Just released:
Sourcefire VRT Certified Snort Rules Update for 05/08/2014

We welcome the introduction of the newest rule release from the VRT. In this release we introduced 40 new rules and made modifications to 14 additional rules.

There was one change made to the snort.conf in this release:

Port 13014 was added to HTTP_PORTS, http_inspect, and stream5 ports both

The VRT would like to thank the following individuals for their contributions, their rules are included in the Community Ruleset:

Avery Tarasov

James Lay

In VRT's rule release:
The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the app-detect, bad-traffic, blacklist, browser-firefox, browser-plugins, browser-webkit, exploit, exploit-kit, file-executable, file-image, file-office, file-other, malware-cnc, pua-adware, server-other and web-client 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!