Thursday, August 12, 2021

Snort rule update for Aug. 12, 2021

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

Thursday's rule update includes protection against several malware families. One rule prevents the Bandidos malware, an upgraded version of Bandook, from making an outbound connection. Security researchers recently found Bandidos being used in spying campaigns against targets in Latin America.

Here's a full breakdown of this 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 malware-cnc and server-webapp rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

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