Thursday, July 23, 2020

Snort rule update for July 23, 2020

This morning, Cisco Talos released a new rule update for SNORTⓇ.

The latest release includes 30 new rules, four modified rules and seven new shared object rules.

Today's release provides coverage to protect against the Prometei botnet. Talos discovered this botnet mining Monero cryptocurrency recently. For more information, check out all of Talos' research here.

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-chrome, file-office, file-other, malware-cnc, malware-other, protocol-dns, server-mail 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.