McAfee Labs is one of the world’s leading sources for threat research, threat intelligence, and cybersecurity thought leadership. The McAfee Labs team of more than 400 threat researchers correlates real-world data collected from millions of sensors across key threat vectors—file, web, message, and network—and delivers threat intelligence in real-time to increase protection and reduce risk. McAfee is now part of Intel Security.
OPSWAT is a San Francisco based software company that provides solutions to secure and manage IT infrastructure. Founded in 2002, OPSWAT delivers solutions and technologies that protect devices and help secure digital data flow. OPSWAT’s intuitive applications and comprehensive development kits are deployed by SMB, enterprise and OEM customers to more than 100 million endpoints worldwide.
VirusTotal is a cloud-based service that uses up to 44 different antivirus products to check for viruses that the user's own antivirus solution may have missed. The malware signatures present in VirusTotal are periodically updated as they are developed and distributed by the antivirus companies. The update polling frequency is 15 minutes, this makes sure that the products are using the latest signature sets. The full list of AntiVirus solutions used in VirusTotal can be found here.