Adding a YARA Rule File

  1. Go to Administration > Scanning / Analysis > Other Settings > YARA Rules.
  2. Click Add to add a YARA rule file.

    The Add YARA Rule File window appears.

  3. In the new window that opens, configure the following:
    1. Rule file: Browse and select a YARA rule file to add.
    2. Risk level: Select the detection risk level for the YARA rules in the file.
    3. Files to analyze: Type or select file types that Virtual Analyzer processes specific to this YARA rule file.
  4. Click Add when you have selected the YARA rule file to add and the file types to analyze.

    Virtual Analyzer validates the YARA rule file before adding it. For details about creating valid YARA rule files, see Creating a YARA Rule File.