Archive for the ‘Malware analysis’ Category

Garbage in, garbage out: a cautionary tale about machine learning

July 26th, 2017

Security based on machine learning is only as great as the data it feeds on, as Sophos data scientist Hillary Sanders explains at Black Hat 2017

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Garbage in, garbage out: a cautionary tale about machine learning

July 26th, 2017

Security based on machine learning is only as great as the data it feeds on, as Sophos data scientist Hillary Sanders explains at Black Hat 2017

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VirusTotal now Scans Mac OS X Apps for Malware

November 19th, 2015

Do Mac Computers Get Viruses?

Yes, Of Course, they do! 

According to stats, malware for MAC OS X has appeared five times more in 2015 alone than the previous five years combined.

As malware for Macs is becoming more common, Google has decided to add support for Mac  OS X malware detection to its VirusTotal web-based service.

VirusTotal — launched in 2004 and acquired by Google in

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