Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Snort rule update for Aug. 24, 2021

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

Our latest rule set includes two new rules to protect against the LockBit ransomware. Researchers are tracking the 2.0 version of this malware spreading rapidly across the threat landscape, recently hitting multiple high-profile targets.

Here's a full breakdown of this release:

Shared object rulesModified shared object rulesNew rulesModified rules
10 0140

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-image, 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.