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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 Snort Intrusion Detection System w/ Barnyard2 and PostgreSQL Support
February 9, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 Apache 2 Web Server w/ PHP5, OpenSSL, Suhosin and PostgreSQL, MySQL, IBM DB2 and/or Oracle Databases
May 24, 2013
IBM AIX 7.1 Setting Up TCP/IP, SSH and a GNU C / C++ Development Environment on AIX
January 9, 2012
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threatpost|  News

Philips Vulnerability Exposes Sensitive Cardiac Patient Information

17 August 2018 - The unpatched flaw would allow a bad actor to execute information-exfiltrating malware, backdoors, ransomware or any other kind of bad code he or she chose.

Unique Malspam Campaign Uses MS Publisher to Drop a RAT on Banks

17 August 2018 - A new email campaign includes a Microsoft Office Publisher file with malicious URLs leading to the FlawedAmmyy RAT.

Severe PHP Exploit Threatens WordPress Sites with Remote Code Execution

17 August 2018 - The issue impacts several content management systems, including Typo3 and WordPress, as well as widely-used PDF generation library TCPDF.

AT&T Faces $224M Legal Challenge Over SIM-Jacking Rings

17 August 2018 - Cryptocurrency angel investor Michael Terpin seeks damages for "gross negligence" by the carrier, alleging it turned a blind eye to store employees' malicious activities.

ThreatList: Almost Half of the World’s Top Websites Deemed ‘Risky’

17 August 2018 - An analysis of the world's most-visited websites shows that vulnerable software, too much active content and large amounts of code execution open visitors to a raft of potential dangers.

Snort  |  Blog

Snort OpenAppID Detectors have been updated!

16 August 2018 - An update has been released today for the Snort OpenAppID Detector content. This release, build 303, includesA total of 2,828 detectors. It also includes some additional detectors that came in from the open source community. For more details on which contributions were included, we have added t…

New Snort Subscriber Rule Set for Aug. 16, 2018

16 August 2018 - Just released:Snort Subscriber Rule Set Update for Aug. 16, 2018The newest rule release from Talos was released this morning. In this release, we introduced 47 new rules. Of those, three are shared object rules and made modifications to five additional rules, none of which are shared object rul…

Snort Subscriber Rule Set Update for 08/14/2018, MSTuesday

14 August 2018 - Just released:Snort Subscriber Rule Set Update for 08/14/2018We welcome the introduction of the newest rule release from Talos. In this release we introduced 55 new rules of which 6 are Shared Object rules and made modifications to 10 additional rules of which 0 are Shared Object rules. There were n…

Snort Subscriber Rule Set Update for 08/09/2018

13 August 2018 - Just released:Snort Subscriber Rule Set Update for 08/09/2018We welcome the introduction of the newest rule release from Talos. In this release we introduced 16 new rules of which 0 are Shared Object rules and made modifications to 11 additional rules of which 0 are Shared Object rules. There were n…


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