Combating a spate of Java malware with machine learning in real-time

In recent weeks, we have seen a surge in emails carrying fresh malicious Java (.jar) malware that use new techniques to evade antivirus protection. But with our research team’s automated expert systems and machine learning models, Windows 10 PCs get real-time protection against these latest threats. Attackers are constantly changing their methods and tools. We…

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Can we believe our eyes? Another story…

​In Windows, the “hosts” file (located in “%SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\etc” directory by default) is often used by malware authors when hijacking websites. The local Hosts file overrides the DNS resolution of a website URL to a particular IP address. Malware authors make changes to affected users’ Hosts files to redirect specified URLs to different IP addresses of…

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