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VirusTotal Alternatives

VirusTotal is described as 'free service that analyzes suspicious files and URLs and facilitates the quick detection of viruses, worms, trojans, and all kinds of malware' and is a very popular Anti-Virus app in the security & privacy category. There are more than 25 alternatives to VirusTotal for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Windows, Linux, Mac and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is MetaDefender, which is free. Other great apps like VirusTotal are Hybrid-Analysis.com, Jotti, Any.Run and ReversingLabs TitaniumCloud.

VirusTotal alternatives are mainly Anti-Virus Apps but may also be Anti-Malware Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of VirusTotal.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Online
  • Android

VirusTotal is a free service that analyzes suspicious files and URLs and facilitates the quick detection of viruses, worms,...

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  1. MetaDefender icon

    MetaDefender

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Google Chrome

    MetaDefender Cloud helps organizations build a long-term strategy and processes for critical infrastructure protection, providing the tools to prevent not only cyberattacks but also the correlated consequences.

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    MetaDefender vs VirusTotal opinions
    Almost everyone thinks MetaDefender is a great alternative to VirusTotal.

    Doesn 't scan if the .rar file has more than 100 files in it.

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    Very similar to VirusTotal.

    It also provides a Sandbox Scan for certain filetypes, and a feature called "Deep CPR" where it recreates the uploaded document without malisicous components (Sanitization)

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    Metascan supports larger file sizes than VirusTotal (140MB vs. 128MB)

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  2. Hybrid-Analysis.com is a free malware analysis service powered by payload-security.com. Using this service you can submit files for in-depth behavior analysis.

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    Hybrid-Analysis.com vs VirusTotal opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Hybrid-Analysis.com is a great alternative to VirusTotal.

    The level of detail and how its broken down is the best Ive ever found.

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    Very good in Depth scanning.

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    Detailed analysis and behavior results instead simpely saying "bad" or "unknow"

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  3. Jotti icon

    Jotti

    • 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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    Most users think Jotti is a great alternative to VirusTotal.
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    Any.Run

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    Interactive malware hunting service. Any environments ready for live testing most type of threats. Without install. Without waiting.

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  5. ReversingLabs TitaniumCloud icon

    ReversingLabs TitaniumCloud

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    The industry's leading privacy-oriented threat intelligence and file reputation solution. Available via AWS cloud, or locally hosted in your environment. Full support available for private network deployments.

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    ReversingLabs TitaniumCloud vs VirusTotal opinions
    Almost everyone thinks ReversingLabs TitaniumCloud is a great alternative to VirusTotal.

    ReversingLabs TitaniumCloud more malware reputation data than VirusTotal plus extensive goodware file reputation coverage. Also, supports on-site deployment.

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    Much greater amount of data, on site deploy

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  6. Cuckoo Sandbox icon

    Cuckoo Sandbox

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android

    Cuckoo Sandbox is a modular, automated malware analysis system.

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    URLscan.io

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    urlscan.io is a free service to scan and analyse websites. When a URL is submitted to urlscan.io, an automated process will browse to the URL like a regular user and record the activity that this page navigation creates.

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  8. VirSCAN icon

    VirSCAN

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    VirSCAN.org is a FREE on-line scan service, which checks uploaded files for malware, using antivirus engines, indicated in the VirSCAN list.

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    Most users think VirSCAN is a great alternative to VirusTotal.
  9. Joe Sandbox  icon

    Joe Sandbox

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    Joe Sandbox detects and analyzes potential malicious files and URLs on Windows, Android, Mac OS, Linux, and iOS for suspicious activities. It performs deep malware analysis and generates comprehensive and detailed analysis reports.

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    Winja

    • 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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