Talos Rules 2020-01-07
This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

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

Change logs

2020-01-07 13:08:51 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2020-01-07

This is the complete list of rules modified and added in the Sourcefire VRT Certified rule pack for Snort version 2091501.

The format of the file is:

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

New Rules:


 * 1:52548 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.XpertRAT inbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:52549 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.XpertRAT outbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)

Modified Rules:



2020-01-07 13:08:51 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2020-01-07

This is the complete list of rules modified and added in the Sourcefire VRT Certified rule pack for Snort version 2091500.

The format of the file is:

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

New Rules:


 * 1:52548 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.XpertRAT inbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:52549 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.XpertRAT outbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)

Modified Rules:



2020-01-07 13:08:51 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2020-01-07

This is the complete list of rules modified and added in the Sourcefire VRT Certified rule pack for Snort version 2091401.

The format of the file is:

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

New Rules:


 * 1:52548 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.XpertRAT inbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:52549 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.XpertRAT outbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)

Modified Rules:



2020-01-07 13:08:51 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2020-01-07

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:


 * 1:52548 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.XpertRAT inbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:52549 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.XpertRAT outbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)

Modified Rules:



2020-01-07 13:08:51 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2020-01-07

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:


 * 1:52548 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.XpertRAT inbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:52549 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.XpertRAT outbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)

Modified Rules:



2020-01-07 13:08:51 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2020-01-07

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:


 * 1:52548 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.XpertRAT inbound connection (snort3-malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:52549 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.XpertRAT outbound connection (snort3-malware-cnc.rules)

Modified Rules:



2020-01-07 13:08:51 UTC

Snort Subscriber Rules Update

Date: 2020-01-07

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:


 * 1:52548 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.XpertRAT inbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)
 * 1:52549 <-> ENABLED <-> MALWARE-CNC Win.Trojan.XpertRAT outbound connection (malware-cnc.rules)

Modified Rules: