Thursday, December 3, 2020

Snort rule update for Dec. 3, 2020

The latest SNORTⓇ rule release is out this morning, courtesy of Cisco Talos.

Today's rule update includes several new rules protecting against some of the most prevalent malware families in the wild. There are two rules, specifically, for the ever-present Emotet botnet, which is surging at the end of 2020 after a somewhat quiet summer and fall period.

Here's a breakdown of Tuesday's rule release:

Shared object rulesModified shared object rulesNew rulesModified rules

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-firefox, browser-ie, file-other, malware-cnc, malware-other, os-windows 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.