Sunday, November 1, 2009

Online Virus And Malware Scanning Sites


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There are so many virus, malwares and spyware that a single anti virus software isn't able to detect them all as soon as they get out and start infecting. Some anti virus pick them up faster and some don't. Some even may say that it isn't infected at all.

This is why a multiple anti virus software comes in handy. Now you can't go and install all the anti virus softwares in your pc to check if any malicious code or virus is detected. This will make it very difficult and time consuming may be irritating too.

But there are now solution to it. You can upload the file to the Site and it will check the virus with multiple anti virus and you will be shown the results in a browser. The check is done extremely fast on different anti virus softwares.

The leading one on the web is VirusTotal.com. It has about 30+ anti virus engines to check your files in.



This is a list of the companies that participate in VirusTotal with their antivirus engines.

* AhnLab (V3)
* Antiy Labs (Antiy-AVL)
* Aladdin (eSafe)
* ALWIL (Avast! Antivirus)
* Authentium (Command Antivirus)
* AVG Technologies (AVG)
* Avira (AntiVir)
* Cat Computer Services (Quick Heal)
* ClamAV (ClamAV)
* Comodo (Comodo)
* CA Inc. (Vet)
* Doctor Web, Ltd. (DrWeb)
* Emsi Software GmbH (a-squared)
* Eset Software (ESET NOD32)
* Fortinet (Fortinet)
* FRISK Software (F-Prot)
* F-Secure (F-Secure)
* G DATA Software (GData)
* Hacksoft (The Hacker)
* Hauri (ViRobot)
* Ikarus Software (Ikarus)
* INCA Internet (nProtect)
* K7 Computing (K7AntiVirus)
* Kaspersky Lab (AVP)
* McAfee (VirusScan)
* Microsoft (Malware Protection)
* Norman (Norman Antivirus)
* Panda Security (Panda Platinum)
* PC Tools (PCTools)
* Prevx (Prevx1)
* Rising Antivirus (Rising)
* Secure Computing (SecureWeb)
* BitDefender GmbH (BitDefender)
* Sophos (SAV)
* Sunbelt Software (Antivirus)
* Symantec (Norton Antivirus)
* VirusBlokAda (VBA32)
* Trend Micro (TrendMicro)
* VirusBuster (VirusBuster)

Another one is VirusScan.jotti.org
Will Post more if i find them.



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