Advanced Threat Prevention

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

Video: How Upwork Eliminated Zero-Day File Attacks with MetaDefender

October 02, 2017
Last year, Upwork had a problem: There was no way to block or eliminate zero-day threats hidden in the file uploads and downloads necessary for their business to function. A couple of weeks ago, Upwork Head of Information Security Teza...

Video: Watch Data Sanitization in Action!

September 27, 2017
Watch as MetaDefender uses data sanitization (Content Disarm and Reconstruction) to strip threats from 100 malicious files, rendering them totally harmless.Data sanitization (CDR) is a powerful and essential threat prevention...

Read Our White Paper: A Primer on File-Borne Malware Threats

September 13, 2017
Cyber criminals will use almost any type of file to conceal and deliver malware, often using social engineering to trick users into opening untrustworthy documents and enabling malicious content.Although the majority of malicious...

Blocking Malicious File Uploads, Part 3: How to Integrate OPSWAT APIs

July 19, 2017 by George Prichici
In Part 2 of this blog series, I covered why it is important to do the following things in order to protect systems from malicious file uploads: Scan files with one or more antivirus engines"Sanitize" files via data sanitizationExtract...

Blocking Malicious File Uploads, Part 2: OPSWAT Antivirus APIs

June 27, 2017 by George Prichici
If file uploads are essential for your business to run, there are several steps you need to take in order to ensure that no infected, malicious, or otherwise compromised files are uploaded into your system. See Part 1 of this series.See...

Latest Release of OPSWAT Metadefender Chrome Extension Adds Support for Data Sanitization

June 07, 2017
OPSWAT today announced the release of a new version of MetaDefender Chrome Extension with newly added support for MetaDefender data sanitization technology. MetaDefender Chrome Extension now allows Google Chrome users to scan and...

Blocking Malicious File Uploads, Part 1: Best Practices

May 31, 2017 by George Prichici
In order to keep a business running properly, you need to share files with and from internal employees, partners, and customers. File uploading is usually done by the departments that often handle sensitive data — accounting, HR,...

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