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Cyberstanc joins the PolySwarm threat intelligence marketplace

Oct 29, 2020 11:21:40 AM / by PolySwarm Team posted in Partner, Engine

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"Cyberstanc is thrilled to collaborate with Polyswarm's initiative of creating a fully crowd sourced malware detection platform.” said Cyberstanc Founder and CEO Rohit Bankoti. “We strive to address latest challenges with constant innovations and hope to deliver benchmark cybersecurity posture for the community"

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Initial Technical Analysis of EventBot Versions 0.4.0.2 - 0.4.2.6

May 20, 2020 1:30:09 PM / by Javier Botella posted in Research

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Overview

PolySwarm’s threat research team has discovered new, previously unpublished versions of the EventBot malware family.

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Introducing PolyScore™, the most advanced threat scoring algorithm for malware

May 18, 2020 12:27:03 PM / by PolySwarm Team posted in Product

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PolySwarm announced today the release of PolyScore™, a threat scoring algorithm that provides the probability a given file contains malware in a single, authoritative number.   

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TeamT5's ThreatVision APT detection engine joins PolySwarm's marketplace

May 6, 2020 11:11:30 AM / by PolySwarm Team posted in Product, Partner

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"We are excited to join PolySwarm, and to contribute to the network with our specialized APT intelligence in the Asia Pacific region" says TeamT5 CEO, TT Tsai. "We as a team, will bring the experience of our clients to the next level.

 

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Join PolySwarm and Pacific Hackers Meetup for a digital event

Apr 14, 2020 2:30:51 PM / by PolySwarm Team posted in Interview, Speaking, events, Research

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We may not be able to connect in person right now, but we can still meet up...digitally of course! PolySwarm CTO Paul Makowski will be the featured guest of Pacific Hackers Meetup on Saturday, April 18, 2 p.m. PT - 4 p.m. PT. We're talking research-driven threat intel; the latest in malware detection techniques; PolySwarm's growing malware research community, polyX, and how you can get in on tha action; COVID-19 malware trends and more. So grab your computer, a beverage and spice up your Saturday with an interactive security discussion.  

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PolySwarm now integrated with leading SOAR platform ThreatConnect

Apr 13, 2020 10:30:04 AM / by PolySwarm Team posted in PolySwarm, Product, Partner

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Enterprises, OEMs, MSSPs can now access PolySwarm's novel file reputation and threat detection services via leading SOAR platform ThreatConnect, Inc.

ThreatConnect users can access PolySwarm--a crowdsourced threat detection tool, that enables better detection against new and emerging malware--for file reputation and threat intelligence. Cyber analysts using ThreatConnect's Security Operations Platform can download and operate the solution from a single pane of glass.

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PolySwarm engine spotlight: researcher-driven engines detecting new and emergent malware

Mar 30, 2020 10:18:27 AM / by PolySwarm Tech Team posted in PolySwarm, Product, Research, Partner

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To put it simply, there are some really cool threat detection technologies on the PolySwarm marketplace. As a recap, here at PolySwarm, we aggregate research-driven threat detection engines---both from AV companies and individual, specialized security experts---that compete in real-time to detect threats. Enterprises and individuals using PolySwarm benefit from deeper coverage of the malware landscape and unique threat intelligence from this aggregated network of engines. 

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Telegram users can now use PolySwarm’s free, automated malware detection bot to guard against cyber threats

Mar 23, 2020 7:03:55 AM / by PolySwarm Team posted in Insider, Press, Media, Blockchain, Product, Research

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The Telegram messaging app is used by over 200 million people around the world and has proven to be a great communication vehicle for individuals and companies. Unfortunately, Telegram is also an attractive target for bad actors looking to exploit the platform and people. From cryptocurrency stealers and miners, Telegram has seen its fair share of scams. 

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