Blog Tag: Metadefender-Core

MetaDefender Core - New Package Efficacy Report

August 30, 2018 by Petru Isfan
We are happy to introduce a new calculation method for our package efficacy report. The storage and processing of the data logs have been optimized and the formulas revised to be faster and more accurate. We calculate a daily list of the...

Massive Ransomware Attack Hits Critical Infrastructure Plants and Organizations Worldwide

June 28, 2017 by Yiyi Miao
The world can't seem to catch a break — yet another large-scale ransomware attack broke out on June 27th, this time largely affecting critical infrastructure providers including oil and gas, energy, and nuclear plants, in addition...

Event Wrap-Up: FIRST Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico

June 20, 2017 by George Prichici
The 29th annual FIRST Conference was held in San Juan, Puerto Rico during the week of June 11-16. I represented OPSWAT at the event, which is an international gathering of cyber security incident response teams and incident prevention...

Metadefender Now Supports Data Sanitization for XML Documents

June 08, 2017 by Taeil Goh
The flexibility of XML has resulted in its widespread usage, including within Microsoft Office documents and SOAP messages. However, XML documents have many security vulnerabilities that can be targeted for different types of attacks,...

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...