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Open Source VirusTotal Alternatives

The best open source alternative to VirusTotal is Cuckoo Sandbox. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to VirusTotal and six of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to VirusTotal are Download Virus Checker, Malice, Security Plus and PolySwarm.

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.
This page was last updated Jun 24, 2022
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Online
  • Android

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  1. Cuckoo Sandbox

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

    Cuckoo Sandbox is a modular, automated malware analysis system.

  2. Download Virus Checker provides automatic check for all your downloads through 68 online anti-virus solutions. Basically the extension sends your download link to VirusTotal service and wait for its response.



  3. Malice

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Docker

    Malice's mission is to be a free open source version of VirusTotal that anyone can use at any scale from an independent researcher to a fortune 500 company.

    Discontinued

    its repository has been archived by the owner. It is now read-only.

  4. Security Plus

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Opera
    • Chromium
    • Firefox
    • Microsoft Edge

    Security Plus is a browser extension powered by VirusTotal's API, which provides free checking of URLs for viruses. It uses up to 64 different antivirus products/scan engines to check for viruses that the user's own antivirus solution may have missed.

  5. PolySwarm

    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    PolySwarm is a more effective way to detect, analyze and respond to the latest malware threats. Polyswarm is a launchpad for innovative threat detection methods. Antivirus companies and specialized engines compete with each other to detect threats.



  6. MalShare

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    The MalShare Project is a community driven public malware repository that works to provide free access to malware samples and tooling to the infomation security community.

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