Advanced Threat Prevention

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

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,...

The Most Destructive Malware of All Time

May 27, 2017
Author: Randy Abrams, Sr. Security Analyst, OPSWAT. The Morris Internet Worm – 1988 Concept Macro Virus - 1995 CIH Virus - 1998 Melissa Macro Virus/Worm - 1999 Code Red Worm - 2001 Slammer Worm - 2003 SoBig.F Worm –...

Preventing Targeted Attacks That Use JTD or HWP Documents

March 06, 2017 by Taeil Goh
An increasingly popular and effective method of compromising computer security, especially as part of a targeted attack, involves sharing common document types or image files with victims. Even though the original versions of these files...

Ransomware Is Now an Enterprise Threat: How OPSWAT Can Help

February 08, 2017 by Yiyi Miao
What Is Ransomware? In the unlikely event that you've never heard of the most rapidly growing threat in cyber security today, ransomware is a type of malware that is covertly installed on a system, locks or encrypts the data within, and...
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