New: Since the May edition of the test, we have added an individual summary view for each Vendor at their request and that of the community. Better marketing perception.
New: We have started the procedure to join the group of experts from AMTSO (Anti-Malware Testing Standard Organisation).
New: Added so-called Remediation Time feature to comparison.
New: Joining to a new cybersecurity expert group, so-called as Cyber Transparency Forum to develop new standards on transparency and endpoint cyber security.
Improved: Added Yara rule do the testing app to detecting and classifing malicious activity.
Improved: Added some rule to the testing app to detect malicious activity on Windows.
Improved: Added some new Antivirus Indicators Rules to the testing app.
Improved: Addition of new rules for better detection of malicious activity on Windows by Sysmon software.
New: Development of the so-called Threat Landscape from the test:
New: Replaced the old SHA-HTML table, where we assigned a malware sample to a product and a result. Instead, we simply provide a CSV file for everyone to download and view for better transparency.
New: At the request of the community and Vendors, we have abandoned hosting malware for testing using a local DNS server and HTTPS server. We have replaced these with URLs in the wild downloaded in the browser.
New: We have changed the graphical presentation of the results.
New: At the request of the community, we have simplified the differentiated levels of malware blocking Level 1, Level 2 at PRE-Launch and Level 3 at POST-Lanuch.
New: Implementation of a graphical admin panel for faster and better management of test telemetry data on the backend infrastructure.
New: Changing the Process Monitor software for logging changes in Windows to the Sysmon tool with custom configuration.
New: Adding of Yara rules to pre-classify malware samples and reject invalid samples.
Improved: Replacement of old NPM package for DNS server with new package.
Improved: time zones in the database and files shared with Vendors as feedback from the test.
Improved: Change of log storage structure by test application on disk for backend infrastructure.