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Snort 2.8.5 is out

A new version of popular open source IDS has been released. There are some cool new features of which I like the ability to specify multiple configurations bound by different VLANs or IP addresses.

More information is available at VRT's blog and you can download it from


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The VRT subscriber rule release was a day before the release of 2.8.5. So if you check the snort.conf provided in the ruleset, you will find that it does not match the snort.conf that comes with 2.8.5.

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Another release came out today that covers 2.8.5

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