Blog Tag: Metascan-Online

What Can We Learn from Anti-malware Naming Conventions?

November 05, 2015 by Jianpeng Mo
Using naming conventions to track the detection of viruses can be difficult because vendors often report the same virus with completely different names, even if they otherwise agree on the format. Although this is not always true, it...

New Map of the Most Common Threats on Metascan Online

October 27, 2015
We just released the new Threat Map as an additional statistic feature available through our cloud-based multi-scanning service, Metascan Online. By viewing this map, you can see where some of the most common threats uploaded to Metascan...

Which is a Better Fit: Metascan or Metascan Online?

October 14, 2015
We recognize that antivirus multi-scanning needs differ for each organization. While Metascan® and Metascan® Online have several similar features including multiple anti-malware scan engines and robust API's for easy integration,...

Three Tips for Efficient REST API Usage

September 11, 2015 by George Prichici
What is a REST API? REST is a stateless, cacheable client-server communication protocol and stands for Representational State Transfer (ReST). It is an architecture style for designing networked applications that uses simple HTTP requests...

3 Malware Protection Warnings that Surfaced from the Metascan Online Top Threats Report

August 20, 2015
Since we launched our top threats statistics page on Metascan® Online, we've been monitoring the threats that appear there and analyzing the types of malware that are surfacing. Some of the trends we've seen have surprised us, so we...