Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Snort rule update for May 19, 2020

This morning, Cisco Talos released the latest rule update for SNORTⓇ.

The latest release includes 20 new rules, four modified rules, seven new shared-object rules and two modified shared-object rules.

Today's release provides new coverage for the Hancitor malware family, which has become increasingly popular in COVID-19-themed phishing campaigns.

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 file-multimedia, file-pdf, malware-cnc, malware-other, os-windows, policy-other and server-webapp rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.
You can subscribe to Talos' newest rule detection functionality for as low as $29 a year with a personal account. Be sure and see our business pricing as well here. Make sure and stay up to date to catch the most emerging threats.