Author: Giovanni Vigna

Much has been said in recent weeks about the state of antivirus technology. To add facts to the debate, Lastline Labs malware researchers studied hundreds of thousands of pieces of malware they detected for 365 days from May 2013 to May 2014, testing new malware...

How research and innovation inspired the creation of Lastline's anti-malware solutions Lastline's founding team is composed of malware researchers from the University of California in Santa Barbara, Northeastern University in Boston, Technical University of Vienna, Eurecom Institute in France, and Bochum University, Germany. As a group,...

Malware has always been in continuous evolution: Throughout the years we have seen simple viruses become polymorphic, autonomous self-replicating code connecting to a master host and becoming a botnet, and JavaScript being used to launch increasingly sophisticated attacks against browsers. This last attack vector has become increasingly popular, as drive-by-download...