A survey of Black Hat attendees showed that many security experts doubt the ability of antivirus protection products to detect ransomware.
Stantinko malware uses Teddy Protection and The Safe Surfing Chrome extensions to commandeer affected PCs. This sophisticated design can execute any code.
Virus protection software has come a long way in the past 30 years, and the advent of machine learning represents a bright future for malware fighters.
A surge of new fileless malware and advanced file-based threats is making endpoint protection and monitoring all the more critical.
Excessive false positive detection can impair users' ability to perform basic functions or administrative actions, producing results akin to an attack.
URLZone, a sophisticated banking Trojan that first emerged in 2009, keeps its inner workings under wraps with extensive anti-research features.
A security researcher at Google recently found more than two dozen severe Symantec vulnerabilities affecting several security products.
An antivirus security tool from Symantec has a serious vulnerability that can be leveraged for easy exploits if users don't patch immediately.
Next-generation endpoint security solutions are poised to overtake traditional antivirus tools as the go-to for security teams.
Antivirus software has the potential to provide an attack surface for savvy cybercriminals — provided they can find any vulnerabilities in the tools.