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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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SecureBrain joins the PolySwarm threat intelligence marketplace

Feb 6, 2020 8:42:48 AM / by PolySwarm Team posted in Product, Partner

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Connect with PolySwarm at RSA Conference 2020: visit the booth, schedule a meeting or let’s grab a drink!

Feb 4, 2020 7:11:08 AM / by PolySwarm Team posted in PolySwarm, events

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Quttera joins the PolySwarm threat detection marketplace

Jan 17, 2020 9:07:00 AM / by PolySwarm Team posted in Product, Partner

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Quttera's unique and patented malware detection engine analyzes the bytes of information and weighs the parts of it that are suspicious. Quttera's technology is continuously enhanced with the security intelligence harvested from automated scanning of hundreds of thousands of websites worldwide. Self-learning and non-signature-based mechanisms incorporated into the core of the Quttera’s technology enables identification of the unknown (0-day) malware while improving the detection quality and precision of the malware scanning. We are happy to join forces with PolySwarm along with other top security vendors across the globe to deliver the best tools and services to fight cybercrime.” - Michael Novofastovsky, co-founder  and CTO at Quttera

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Emotet's Christmas-themed phishing email ramps up - get hashes and file details in PolySwarm

Dec 18, 2019 11:04:51 AM / by PolySwarm Team posted in Research

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Cybercriminals behind Emotet, one of the most prolific botnets in recent history, have ramped up a new Christmas-themed phishing attack. It lures victims to download malicious attachments related to "menus" for an upcoming Christmas party.

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