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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 Communities: Public vs Private

Mar 2, 2020 1:43:28 PM / by PolySwarm Tech Team posted in PolySwarm, Product

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PolySwarm is a threat intelligence marketplace where users upload suspect artifacts (files, URLs, etc.) and receive threat intelligence in return. While legacy multiscanners like VirusTotal, offer a similar service, they often neglect the confidentiality needs of malware analysts, researchers, SOC teams, etc. that want restricted access and/or deeper levels of control on malware-sample sharing. 

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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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Video: How to use PolySwarm's free command line interface to get intel on malware

Jan 23, 2020 11:18:09 AM / by PolySwarm Tech Team posted in Explained, Product

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A message from PolySwarm Founder / CEO Steve Bassi: a look back at 2019 and what's coming in 2020

Jan 21, 2020 9:42:54 AM / by Steve Bassi posted in Insider, PolySwarm, Leadership

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Happy New Year. It’s Steve Bassi here, the founder and CEO of PolySwarm. 

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