Thursday, 6 July 2017

VirusTotal += Cylance

We welcome Cylance scanner to VirusTotal. In the words of the company:

“Cylance is the first company to apply artificial intelligence, algorithmic science and machine learning to cybersecurity to prevent the most advanced security threats in the world. Using a breakthrough predictive analysis process, CylancePROTECT® quickly and accurately identifies what is benign and what is a threat, and prevents malicious code from ever executing on a targeted system. By coupling advanced machine learning and artificial intelligence with a unique understanding of an attacker’s mentality, Cylance provides technology and services that are truly predictive and preventive against the most advanced threats.”

Cylance has expressed its commitment to follow the recommendations of AMTSO and, in compliance with our policy, facilitates this review by NSS Labs, an AMTSO-member tester.

Tuesday, 4 July 2017

VirusTotal += MAX

We welcome MAX scanner to VirusTotal. This scanner was developed by Saint Security Inc, headquartered in Seoul, South Korea. In the words of the company:

“MAX is a machine learning and cloud-based next-generation antivirus engine that identifies malware with AI. MAX, as a part of the malwares.com Project launched by Saint Security in 2014, is designed to detect malware by using intelligence data from malwares.com. It identifies various malware by nature, maximizes detection rate and minimizes false-positives with multi-layer and whitelist learning. In addition, MAX detects various types of files such as Windows binary files (32bit, 64bit), Linux elf files, mobile APK files, etc.”

Saint Security has expressed its commitment to follow the recommendations of AMTSO and, in compliance with our policy, facilitates this review by SE Labs, an AMTSO-member tester.