What information is contained in the options section of a Snort rule?

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What information is contained in the options section of a Snort rule?

  • direction of traffic flow
  • text describing the event
  • action to be taken
  • source and destination address

Explanation: Snort rules consist of two sections, the rules header and the rule options. The rule options section of a snort rule consists of the messages text displayed to describe an alert as well as metadata about the alert.

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