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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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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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PolySwarm adds “Emerging Threats” feed, includes stream for COVID-19 malware samples

Mar 19, 2020 11:10:55 AM / by PolySwarm Team posted in Research

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The world is experiencing a trying time, and every sector is impacted in some way by the COVID-19 pandemic. The unfortunate reality is that in times of crisis, hackers exploit vulnerabilities in systems...and humans: the COVID-19 pandemic is no exception. Over the last two weeks, here at PolySwarm, our malware analysts have seen a severe increase in pandemic related cyber threats--from Android ransomware to malware-laden “coronavirus map trackers”--that prey on people’s fragility and trust. 

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PolySwarm provides latest enhancement to Basis Technology's incident response solution, Cyber Triage™

Mar 16, 2020 8:19:35 AM / by PolySwarm Team posted in Press, Media, Product

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Today we are pleased to announce that Basis Technology has become a PolySwarm customer. Basis Technology’s incident response software, Cyber Triage, plays an important role in the fight against cybercrime; PolySwarm will now help enhance this critical technology.

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PolySwarm and Anomali integration: malware intelligence and enrichment APIs for ThreatStream

Feb 28, 2020 4:00:00 AM / by PolySwarm Team posted in PolySwarm, Product, Partner

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As the volume and complexity of cyber threats increase, contextualizing and prioritizing incidents becomes critical. In addition to the well reported security shortage of talent in this industry, enterprise SOC teams are required to deal with an ever-growing queue of alerts. 

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