Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Snort Subscriber Rule Set Update for 09/15/2015, SYNful Knock Malware

Just released:
Snort Subscriber Rule Set Update for 09/15/2015

We welcome the introduction of the newest rule release from Talos. In this release we introduced 18 new rules and made modifications to 0 additional rules.

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

Talos's rule release:
SYNful Knock Backdoor Connection Attempt: Routers have been discovered running malicious router images containing backdoors. A rule to detect C&C traffic corresponding with this malware is included in this release and is identified with GID 1, SID 36054. 
Talos has also added and modified multiple rules in the blacklist and server-webapp rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

In order to subscribe now to Talos'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!