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Enterprise Security Content Update (ESCU) v3.54.0

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The Splunk Threat Research Team (STRT) recently released Enterprise Security Content Update (ESCU) v3.54.0 and v.53.0, which together contained 11 new detections and 4 new analytic stories to help you stay ahead of threats. These detections are now available in Splunk Enterprise Security via the ESCU application update process or via Splunk Security Essentials (SSE).

Release Highlights Include:

  • An analytic story for CVE-2022-3602 vulnerability in OpenSSL
  • Qakbot (aka Qbot or Pinkslipbot) detections to proactively hunt and detect the presence of QBot infections and proliferation
  • A new detection to identify Ngrok, which has been leveraged by threat actors in several campaigns used for tunneling, lateral movement, and data exfiltration.
  • An analytic story for CISA Alert AA22-320A

New Detections:

New Analytic Stories :

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