AlternativeTo Logo Alternatives is described as ' is a free service to scan and analyse websites. When a URL is submitted to, an automated process will browse to the URL like a regular user and record the activity that this page navigation creates' and is an website in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 25 alternatives to, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Google Chrome, Mac and Linux. The best alternative is VirusTotal, which is free. Other great sites and apps similar to are Wappalyzer (Freemium, Open Source), BuiltWith (Freemium), (Free) and herdProtect (Free).

    This page was last updated Dec 21, 2021

    1. VirusTotal is a free service that analyzes suspicious files and URLs and facilitates the quick detection of viruses, worms, trojans, and all kinds of malware. You can upload files up to 150 MB in size.
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      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Online
      • Microsoft Edge
      • Google Chrome
      • Firefox
      Wappalyzer is a technographics data provider, uncovering technologies such as content management systems, customer relationship management, ecommerce platforms, advertising networks, marketing tools and analytics.

    2. Web technology information profiler tool.
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    3. is a free malware analysis service powered by Using this service you can submit files for in-depth behavior analysis.
    4. herdProtect is a second line of defense malware scanning platform powered by 68 anti-malware engines in the cloud.


      The program is currently not available on the official website: the download option was removed at the beginning of 2017. Last version,, released in December 2014, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.

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    5. WhatRuns offers browser extensions that give you information on the technology being used on websites you visit. WhatRuns uses a proprietary recognition algorithm to detect even the latest web technologies and plugins.
    6. Cuckoo Sandbox is a modular, automated malware analysis system.
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    7. Interactive malware hunting service. Any environments ready for live testing most type of threats. Without install. Without waiting.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      Jottis malware scan is a free online service that enables you to scan suspicious files with several anti-virus programs. Scanners used are Linux versions; detection differences with Windows versions of the same scanners may occur due to implementation differences.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Based on the success of our PhrozenSoft VirusTotal Uploader, Phrozen Software is proud to introduce Winja, which provides even greater malicious file scanning and monitoring capabilities.
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