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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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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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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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