Talos Rules 2019-06-21
This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

Talos has added and modified multiple rules in the and malware-other rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

Change logs

2019-06-21 20:32:19 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2019-06-21

This is the complete list of rules modified and added in the Sourcefire VRT Certified rule pack for Snort version 2091300.

The format of the file is:

gid:sid <-> Default rule state <-> Message (rule group)

New Rules:


 * 1:50497 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Waterbug variant outbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:50496 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-OTHER Win.Trojan.Waterbug variant malicious VBScript download attempt (malware-other.rules)
 * 1:50495 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-OTHER Win.Trojan.Waterbug variant malicious VBScript download attempt (malware-other.rules)
 * 1:50494 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Andr.Spyware.AppSpy variant post-compromise outbound connection detected (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:50493 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Andr.Spyware.AppSpy variant post-compromise outbound connection detected (malware-cnc.rules)

Modified Rules:



2019-06-21 20:32:19 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2019-06-21

This is the complete list of rules modified and added in the Sourcefire VRT Certified rule pack for Snort version 2091200.

The format of the file is:

gid:sid <-> Default rule state <-> Message (rule group)

New Rules:


 * 1:50493 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Andr.Spyware.AppSpy variant post-compromise outbound connection detected (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:50494 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Andr.Spyware.AppSpy variant post-compromise outbound connection detected (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:50495 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-OTHER Win.Trojan.Waterbug variant malicious VBScript download attempt (malware-other.rules)
 * 1:50496 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-OTHER Win.Trojan.Waterbug variant malicious VBScript download attempt (malware-other.rules)
 * 1:50497 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Waterbug variant outbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)

Modified Rules:



2019-06-21 20:32:19 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2019-06-21

This is the complete list of rules modified and added in the Sourcefire VRT Certified rule pack for Snort version 2091101.

The format of the file is:

gid:sid <-> Default rule state <-> Message (rule group)

New Rules:


 * 1:50493 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Andr.Spyware.AppSpy variant post-compromise outbound connection detected (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:50494 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Andr.Spyware.AppSpy variant post-compromise outbound connection detected (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:50497 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Waterbug variant outbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:50495 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-OTHER Win.Trojan.Waterbug variant malicious VBScript download attempt (malware-other.rules)
 * 1:50496 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-OTHER Win.Trojan.Waterbug variant malicious VBScript download attempt (malware-other.rules)

Modified Rules:



2019-06-21 20:32:19 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2019-06-21

This is the complete list of rules modified and added in the Sourcefire VRT Certified rule pack for Snort version 3000.

The format of the file is:

gid:sid <-> Default rule state <-> Message (rule group)

New Rules:


 * 1:50495 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-OTHER Win.Trojan.Waterbug variant malicious VBScript download attempt (snort3-malware-other.rules)
 * 1:50497 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Waterbug variant outbound connection (snort3-malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:50496 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-OTHER Win.Trojan.Waterbug variant malicious VBScript download attempt (snort3-malware-other.rules)
 * 1:50494 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Andr.Spyware.AppSpy variant post-compromise outbound connection detected (snort3-malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:50493 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Andr.Spyware.AppSpy variant post-compromise outbound connection detected (snort3-malware-cnc.rules)

Modified Rules:



2019-06-21 20:32:19 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2019-06-21

This is the complete list of rules modified and added in the Sourcefire VRT Certified rule pack for Snort version 2990.

The format of the file is:

gid:sid <-> Default rule state <-> Message (rule group)

New Rules:


 * 1:50494 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Andr.Spyware.AppSpy variant post-compromise outbound connection detected (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:50497 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Waterbug variant outbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:50495 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-OTHER Win.Trojan.Waterbug variant malicious VBScript download attempt (malware-other.rules)
 * 1:50496 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-OTHER Win.Trojan.Waterbug variant malicious VBScript download attempt (malware-other.rules)
 * 1:50493 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Andr.Spyware.AppSpy variant post-compromise outbound connection detected (malware-cnc.rules)

Modified Rules:



2019-06-21 20:32:20 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2019-06-21

This is the complete list of rules modified and added in the Sourcefire VRT Certified rule pack for Snort version 2983.

The format of the file is:

gid:sid <-> Default rule state <-> Message (rule group)

New Rules:


 * 1:50494 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Andr.Spyware.AppSpy variant post-compromise outbound connection detected (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:50493 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Andr.Spyware.AppSpy variant post-compromise outbound connection detected (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:50497 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.Waterbug variant outbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:50496 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-OTHER Win.Trojan.Waterbug variant malicious VBScript download attempt (malware-other.rules)
 * 1:50495 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-OTHER Win.Trojan.Waterbug variant malicious VBScript download attempt (malware-other.rules)

Modified Rules: