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Defeat Advanced Threats With Symantec Cloud Generation Malware Analysis

The success of recent malware attacks has made headlines by crippling corporations, robbing shareholders, and damaging the credit of thousands of consumers. These attacks make it abundantly clear that cybercriminals continue to evolve, creating adaptive threats and malware that can that can bypass the security defenses of many organizations. Some advanced malware can actually sense a sandbox environments and mutate like a biological virus.

At the same time, hackers continue to show endless ingenuity in penetrating corporate networks. As reported in the media, they gain entry through a variety of devices and third-party suppliers, including health insurance providers, printers, thermostats, and vending machines. Open public networks, cloud applications, and an expanding ecosystem of connected devices, all of which offer routes into your devices and networks, make the lives of cybercriminals easier.

This paper describes how malware is evolving, how it functions, and how it can be identified, neutralized, and blocked by what we refer to as cloud generation malware analysis, which is available as a robust enterprise cloud service. Let’s start with how the blizzard of advanced malware alarms is affecting IT security teams.