Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Snort rule update for Aug. 4, 2020

Cisco Talos released the newest SNORTⓇ rule update this morning.

The latest release includes 13 new rules, three modified rules and four new shared object rules.

Tuesday's release provides expanded coverage for the WastedLocker ransomware. This malware family recently expanded its scope, going after several high-profile targets. You can read more about WastedLocker in Talos' research post 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 malware-cnc, malware-other and server-webapp rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.
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