‘Deep Learning’ Technology Sees Through Security Software Blind Spot

NEWS ANALYSIS: There are many things that your current security software simply can’t see and stopping emerging threats requires a new approach. A week ago I got a surprise in my email. Someone sent me a gift of malware that purported to be a scanned fax, but which really was a JavaScript file that would download malware to my computer if I clicked on it.Fortunately, my instincts took over and I was immediately suspicious of the attachments and instead of executing the JavaScript, I inspected it, then sent it off to others for a more thorough look.It’s worth noting that none of my antivirus packages picked up on this malware. Norton Internet Security, for example, said when I scanned it that the file was perfectly safe. Of course it wasn’t,…

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