We welcome Tencent as a new file scanning engine at VirusTotal. In the words of the company:
"Tencent anti-virus engine is an independent R&D anti-virus engine, which contains three technology-leading methods to detect malware.
1. TAV uses clustering to extract the micro-signature efficiently and make sure the detection of malware efficiency. TAV also has the powerful ability of processing infective virus.
2. QQsm is a new anti-virus engine which using machine learning methods to detect malware. There are massive confirmed malwares and safe file in out database and we use those to make the Mathematical model which has a great detection rate for new form malware.
3. TCloud is a cloud-based anti-engine, which has efficient response capability."