Google has bought the Spanish VirusTotal, a Malaga-born eight years ago to fight against malicious software , and now his team will be integrated into the Internet giant, according to VirusTotal on its official blog and one of its creators, Bernardo Quintero, in his.
VirusTotal is a group company that was born for detecting Hispasec called “malware” or malicious software, and Google is acquired in a time whenattacks are growing Android operating system from Google.
In his blog reports that his goal has always been to keep the web safe but that is a very small company with limited resources , so they are “delighted” to have a partner like Google.
He notes that the purchase by Google, whose price has not been revealed, is “great news” for the user and “bad news for generators malware” because its tools continue to improve detection of this software and infrastructure Google will ensure that they are always operational.
VirusTotal, located in the Technological Park of Andalusia (PTA), said it will continue to operate independently and maintain its existing partnerships with antivirus companies and security experts