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Cylance Integrates AI-driven Engine into VirusTotal

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA, July 10, 2017 - Cylance® Inc., the company that revolutionized the antivirus industry with AI-powered prevention that blocks everyday malware along with today’s most advanced cyberthreats, announced today the integration into VirusTotal of its artificial intelligence (AI)-driven anti-malware engine. VirusTotal is a free online service that analyzes files and URLs enabling the identification of viruses, worms, trojans and other kinds of malicious content detected by antivirus engines and website scanners.

“The mission at Cylance has always been to protect every computer, user, and thing under the sun with AI, and the need has never been greater, as this month’s widespread attack clearly demonstrates,” said Stuart McClure, chairman and CEO at Cylance. “We look forward to working with VirusTotal to support the fight against the constant wave of adversaries.”

“Cylance believes in building bridges with the security community, and by contributing its technology to VirusTotal for the greater good we hope to empower security professionals to fight against all cyber threats,” said Cylance Vice President of Industry Relations and Product Testing Chad Skipper.

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