CrowdStrike and Invincea: First Next-gen Machine Learning Scanners to Join VirusTotal

The Invincea and CrowdStrike engines joined the Google malware scanning platform, VirusTotal, last week. Now, as part of the next-generation anti-malware products, they both are using machine learning algorithms to analyze network activity and behavior in order to detect malware threats. Considering how the anti-virus marked has changed in the last three months, due to an announcement Google made in May this year, this news is really important. On May 4th, the API access rules on the VirusTotal blog were changed. All security firms using the VirusTotal API to scan shady-looking files and presenting the results to their clients as they would be a real anti-virus, were kicked out by Google. Since then, access to the full VirusTotal API had only companies, whose products were listed in its scanning service.…


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