Checking Your Files With All Major Antivirus Software Online

By | July 2, 2008

Most of us rely on a single antivirus software that is installed on the PC. No matter it is free or paid, you rely on its security and check all the incoming data using it. For example, CDs and USB flash drives are checked when they are inserted, e-mail attachments are scanned, etc.

There is an online service that gives us the possibility to check suspicious files with different antivirus scanners. You will surely not install all these software at your PC, but you don’t even need it: Virustotal will scan yout files.

The list of supported antivirus software is impressive:

AhnLab (V3)
Aladdin (eSafe)
ALWIL (Avast! Antivirus)
Authentium (Command Antivirus)
AVG Technologies (AVG)
Avira (AntiVir)
Bit9 (FileAdvisor)
Cat Computer Services (Quick Heal)
ClamAV (ClamAV)
CA Inc. (Vet)
Doctor Web, Ltd. (DrWeb)
Eset Software (ESET NOD32)
ewido networks (ewido anti-malware)
Fortinet (Fortinet)
FRISK Software (F-Prot)
F-Secure (F-Secure)
G DATA Software (GData)
Hacksoft (The Hacker)
Ikarus Software (Ikarus)
Kaspersky Lab (AVP)
McAfee (VirusScan)
Microsoft (Malware Protection)
Norman (Norman Antivirus)
Panda Security (Panda Platinum)
Prevx (Prevx1)
Rising Antivirus (Rising)
Secure Computing (Webwasher)
BitDefender GmbH. (BitDefender)
Sophos (SAV)
Sunbelt Software (Antivirus)
Symantec (Norton Antivirus)
VirusBlokAda (VBA32)
Trend Micro (TrendMicro)
VirusBuster (VirusBuster)
pefile (pefile)

So when you have a file you can’t trust, you are welcome to check it with all antiviruses. Hope it will save you from malware.