We're happy to announce that after many months of development we are finally releasing our Panda Engine version 1.4.3. Some of the most significant improvements made are:

  • Improved support for Office12 formats
  • Improved support of .SIS formats
  • Support of Vista platform
  • Support of Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) formats
  • Support of Flash, Nullsoft 2x and WinAce 2.0 formats
  • Improved analysis of hidden processes
  • Low-level rootkit scanning for NTFS, FAT32, FAT16 and FAT12
  • Remote thread scanning to detect certain rootkits
  • Improved Genetic Heuristic Engine (GHE) version 6.2.1
  • Plugin for generic unpacker engine to support additional formats
  • Detection of "exepacker_of_death" for files using multiple packed layers
  • Scan support of Windows Restore Points

This new engine will de deployed progressively to all our products over the next couple of months. Watch this space for the release of a new Panda Scanner (command-line) and EngineAPI that makes use of this new engine.