Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Snort rule update for Jan. 26, 2021

The newest SNORTⓇ rule set is available this morning, courtesy of Cisco Talos.

Tuesday's release includes rules protecting against a multitude of malware families, including well-known threats like Emotet and Zbot. There is also new coverage for the ElectroRAT trojan, which was recently spotted in the wild trying to steal money from users' cryptocurrency wallets

Here's a breakdown of this morning's rule release:

Shared object rulesModified shared object rulesNew rulesModified rules

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

Talos' rule release:
Talos has added and modified multiple rules in the file-other, malware-cnc, malware-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. The Snort 3 release is also here after years of development and improvements. Upgrade here.