Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Snort rule update for Oct. 16, 2018

Just released:
Snort Subscriber Rule Set Update for Oct. 16, 2018

Cisco Talos just released the newest rule set for SNORTⓇ. In this release, we introduced 31 new rules, none of which are shared object rules. There are also 30 modified rules.
This release provides coverage for a vulnerability in the Microsoft Edge web browser, as well as protection against several different malware families.

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

Talos's rule release:
Talos has added and modified multiple rules in the browser-ie, exploit-kit, file-image, file-other, malware-backdoor, malware-cnc, policy-other, protocol-voip and server-webapp rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.
If case you missed last week's announcement, Snort 2.9.12.0 is here. We encourage everyone to download the latest version to take advantage of the new features. As a result, we are sunsetting 2.9.11.0.

In order to subscribe now to Talos's newest rule detection functionality, you can subscribe for as low as $29 U.S. a year for personal users. Be sure and see our business pricing as well at https://snort.org/products#rule_subscriptions. Make sure and stay up to date to catch the most emerging threats.

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