VirusTotal – malware and URL online scanning service
VirusTotal is a free virus, malware and URL online scanning service. VirusTotal is a service developed by Hispasec Sistemas that analyzes suspicious files and URLs enabling the identification of viruses, worms, trojans and other kinds of malicious content detected by antivirus engines and web analysis toolbars.
VirusTotal’s main characteristics are:
* Free, independent service.
* Runs multiple antivirus engines.
* Runs multiple file characterization tools.
* Real time automatic updates of virus signatures.
* Detailed results from each antivirus engine.
* Runs multiple web site inspection toolbars.
* Real time global statistics.
* Analysis automation API.
* Online malware research community.
* Desktop applications (VTUploader, VTzilla) for interacting with the service.