Advanced Threat Prevention

Security Methods that Detect, Analyze, and Prevent Threats from Malware

Video: Watch How Documents With Embedded Threats Are Rendered Harmless

September 06, 2018 by Yiyi Miao
Commonly used files such as Microsoft Office, PDF and image files can include potentially harmful active content, such as macros and scripts. While these threats can be detected by anti-malware engines and sandboxes, they cannot detect...

MetaDefender Cloud - New Voting Feature

August 15, 2018 by Petru Isfan
At OPSWAT, we are constantly updating the threat intelligence we have on files and working to connect different analytics together. We know that security is now a top priority in virtually every organization, with breaches and malware...

Why Advanced Persistent Threats Are Targeting the Internet of Things

January 09, 2018 by Jianpeng Mo
Despite an increased focus on cyber security in recent years, the number of data breaches continues to rise. As enterprises focus more (and spend more) on security, cyber criminals are stepping up their efforts. We especially see this in...

Metadefender Now Supports Content Disarm and Reconstruction for OpenDocument Text

December 07, 2017 by Vinh Lam
Instead of purchasing the widely used Microsoft Office suite, many users opt to use the free alternatives LibreOffice or Apache OpenOffice. However, these open-source software products contain many vulnerabilities that attackers can...

FormBook Is the Latest Example of Malware-as-a-Service

October 12, 2017 by Yiyi Miao
Cyber security firm FireEye published a warning last week about the spread of FormBook malware. FormBook steals data, tracks keystrokes, and copies form submissions (hence the "FormBook" name), and it also can receive and execute various...

OPSWAT CEO and Founder Benny Czarny to Speak at SFSU on October 18

October 10, 2017
Our CEO and founder, Benny Czarny, will speak at San Francisco State University's CS Graduate Seminar on October 18th. Benny will present on malware threats hidden in documents, focusing on malicious file uploads and...

How to Defend Against Malware Outbreaks with Secure File Transfer

October 05, 2017
Threats may be present in any file. This is a given, and cyber security defense strategies must take this into account. This is why secure file transfer solutions are essential. MetaDefender Secure File Transfer (SFT) is unique in that it...

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