[Bro-Dev] Updating NEWS for 2.5
michalpurzynski1 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 9 08:38:26 PDT 2016
Since the changes are impressive, a blog post would be a great idea indeed. Bro is first (?) on the market (again!) to come up with something like this :)
Such post should describe all new Intel framework feature and give examples how to use them.
> On 09 Aug 2016, at 17:21, Robin Sommer <robin at icir.org> wrote:
> Thanks, will add.
> On Tue, Aug 09, 2016 at 16:23 +0200, you wrote:
>>> Could folks take a look at NEWS and see what's missing?
>>> - Document the recent intel framework updates.
>> For the NEWS (all changes, feel free to cut down):
>> - Bro's Intelligence Framework was refactored and new functionality
>> has been added:
>> - The intel framework now supports the new indicator type
>> Intel::SUBNET. As subnets are matched against seen addresses,
>> the field 'matched' was introduced to indicate which indicator
>> type(s) caused the hit.
>> - The new function remove() allows to delete intelligence items.
>> - The intel framework now supports expiration of intelligence items.
>> Expiration can be configured by using Intel::item_expiration and
>> can be handled by using the item_expired() hook. The new script
>> do_expire.bro removes expired items.
>> - The new hook extend_match() allows extending the framework. The new
>> policy script whitelist.bro uses the hook to implement whitelisting.
>> - Intel notices are now suppressible and mails for intel notices now
>> list the identified services as well as the intel source.
>> Additionally I talked to Seth about documentation of the new features.
>> He suggested to write a blog post. I've already started but as I am
>> quite busy at the moment it will take some more time.
>> Best regards,
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