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Introducing Virusdie, a powerhouse URL scanner on PolySwarm

Sep 17, 2019 2:03:17 PM / by PolySwarm Team posted in PolySwarm, Product, Partner

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Get better threat intelligence with Metadata Searching in PolySwarm

Sep 10, 2019 12:07:38 PM / by PolySwarm Team posted in Explained, PolySwarm, Product

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Latest phishing scam uses sneaky Google Calendar invite to bait potential victims with promise of iPhone

Sep 5, 2019 12:04:38 PM / by PolySwarm Team posted in Explained, PolySwarm, Product, Research

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Do you ever see a mysterious calendar invite appear on your Google Calendar? If the answer is yes, there’s a good chance you are the victim of a calendar invite phishing scam. 

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URL Scanning now available in PolySwarm

Aug 29, 2019 1:07:20 PM / by PolySwarm Team posted in Explained, PolySwarm, Product, Threat Bounty

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The PolySwarm marketplace launched earlier this year, giving users the ability to gain intelligence on files from a competitive network of crowdsourced scanning engines from around the world. Now, PolySwarm users also have access to real-time information on suspect URLs, domains, and IPs.

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Keynote from PolySwarm CTO at DEF CON: Blockchain-Security Symbiosis

Aug 20, 2019 4:20:04 PM / by PolySwarm Team posted in Explained, PolySwarm, Blockchain, Threat Bounty, Speaking, events

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Cybersecurity and blockchain technology share a symbiotic relationship. On one hand, blockchain ecosystems that aren’t secure, aren’t useful. On the other hand, blockchain technology unlocks new options for securing systems, infrastructure and more.
 
PolySwarm Co-Founder and CTO Paul Makowski was invited to give the Day 2 Keynote talk at DEF CON Blockchain Village (2019) in Las Vegas. DEF CON (which follows on the heels of Black Hat) is one of the most well-known hacker conferences in the world, bringing together security researchers, cybersecurity experts, and other infosec people from around the world. Makowski presented
a thought-provoking talk examining blockchain and security from both sides of the coin: a look back at advances (and missteps) in securing blockchains and a look forward to security applications of blockchain technology. Watch the full presentation here: 
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Welcome to the PolySwarm Blog

Aug 19, 2019 7:25:00 PM / by PolySwarm Team posted in Insider, Media, PolySwarm

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PolySwarm started out with Medium as its content publishing tool. We created great, informative content; from stories on what it's like to be a woman in cybersecurity, to deep dives into technical topics like the 'commit and reveal scheme' on blockchain (and how its leveraged on PolySwarm). Recently, we created a new blog within the PolySwarm's web ecosystem, blog.polyswarm.io. This is where we will be publishing content moving forward. 

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Video: An interview with PolySwarm CEO on the PolySwarm marketplace

Aug 13, 2019 7:49:17 PM / by PolySwarm Team posted in Interview, Press, Media, PolySwarm, Leadership, Blockchain

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Steve Bassi talks to BlockTempo TV about PolySwarm’s threat detection marketplace, a VirusTotal alternative that provides intelligence on malicious files and URLs.  Bassi talk here about how PolySwarm can help curb cybercrime, plus his thoughts on the WannaCry attack and what blockchain projects need to be successful in 2019 and beyond.

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PolySwarm at Black Hat / DEF CON 2019: Keynote speaker + VIP party

Aug 1, 2019 1:00:00 PM / by PolySwarm Team

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