Today’s malware is an indispensable tool in the cybercriminal’s arsenal, one so powerful that companies struggle to keep up.
With the increasing amount of illicit activity in the internet, spotting threats as early as possible is crucial to preventing financial losses. Cybercriminals are both creative and persistent, reusing and mutating battle-proven software and constantly coming up with fresh ideas. Thwarting their attacks is an enormous challenge.
Leveraging the client’s 500+ gigabyte database on suspicious and malicious software, deepsense.ai produced a model that analyzes files and looks for signs and patterns in code to determine if it is being used for nefarious purposes.
The solution used both static and dynamic analysis within the client’s sandbox environment. It handled DLL analysis, analyzed the functions used and the files it tries to access.
A 50% detection rate with 0,1% false positives in recognizing malicious software that had not previously been spotted by anti-virus suites.