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Scan Larger Files with Metascan Online

We are excited to announce several recent enhancements to our Metascan Online service.

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Detection of Non-Windows Viruses by Antivirus Engines Installed on Windows

Because our Metascan technology runs on Windows, we receive a lot of questions about malware designed for Linux, Android, iOS and other operating systems getting past the antivirus engines embedded in Metascan. Will a file infected with non-Windows based malware be detected by antivirus engines running on Windows?

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OPSWAT Report Finds At Least 30% of Antivirus Applications Not Properly Configured

OPSWAT released their quarterly antivirus market share report today, including enhanced, detailed analysis of antivirus product usage. The report compares the most popular antivirus vendors and products in North America and worldwide, as well as Windows operating system usage in North America and worldwide.

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OPSWAT’s AppRemover Now Supports Removal of Public File Sharing Applications

OPSWAT announced a new release of their AppRemover tool today with a new, streamlined user experience and new support for the removal of public file sharing applications. AppRemover, a free tool historically for removing security applications, has been enhanced so that users can remove multiple types of unwanted applications.

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OPSWAT Launches Free Security Score Tool

OPSWAT today announced the beta release of a new free tool for evaluating the security status of individual computers. The tool, OPSWAT Security Score, detects the installed security applications on a machine and evaluates the status of those applications. Users are given a simple score summarizing the security of their computer across multiple categories including antivirus, antiphishing, firewall and others.

Nuclear Industry Newsletter Features MetaDefender for MediaFuture post

A photo of an OPSWAT MetaDefender for Media (MD4M) kiosk was featured in the quarterly newsletter sent out by the Utilities Service Alliance (USA) last week.

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Microsoft Security Essentials Takes More than a Quarter of North American AV MarketFuture post

OPSWAT released their quarterly antivirus market share report today, featuring a new section covering antivirus product usage. The report compares the most popular antivirus vendors and products in North America and worldwide, as well as Windows operating system usage in North America and worldwide.  Both of these sections also feature a comparison to the previous six-month period.  The usage section of the report shows the percentage, by product, of antivirus users who have real time protection enabled, as well as average times since the last system scan and definition update. 

OPSWAT Certifications Awarded

Our teams have been working hard on new OPSWAT Certifications for our partners, and we are happy to announce more than 50 new product certifications for ten different partners! We are also excited to welcome four new Certified Partners: ArcaBit, Roboscan, Wontok, and ZeoBIT.

OPSWAT Announces Support for Mountain Lion and More than 2000 Applications in OESIS

OPSWAT today announced a significant milestone for OESIS Framework technology. OESIS, the industry standard for detecting and managing endpoint software applications, now supports more than 2000 individual security applications, including new applications compatible with Mac OS X Mountain Lion and Windows 8.

USB Drives Strike Again, Indian Navy BreachedFuture post

Several publications including InfoSecurity Magazine and The Register recently reported that the Indian Eastern Naval Command experienced a breach in their maximum security facility earlier this year, when USB drives infected with malware were introduced to their non-internet connected PCs.

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