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 well-known 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 Google Chrome. The best alternative is MetaDefender, which is free. Other great apps like VirusTotal are Hybrid-Analysis.com (Free), Jotti (Free), herdProtect (Free) and Malwr (Free).

    This page was last updated Aug 13, 2021

      • 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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      • 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.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
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      • 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      its repository has been archived by the owner.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.

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    1. PPEE (Professional PE file Explorer) allows analysis of malformed and crafted PE files, making it handy for reverse-engineering, malware researchers and more.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      This webpage is a free malware analysis service powered by Payload Security that detects and analyzes unknown threats using a unique Hybrid Analysis technology.


    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.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Chrome OS
      • Android Tablet
      • BSD
      • iPad
      • Google Chrome
      Successor extension available for both Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox: VT4Browsers. Right-click on any link and scan the target with VirusTotal, free and easy.
    3. SecureAPlus is a free solution that protects you from malware & viruses, 100% of the time. You get powerful application whitelisting, 10+ anti-viruses in the cloud with UAV, and a reliable offline AV combined. Download it free today.
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      Some users think SecureAPlus is a great alternative to VirusTotal, some don't.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Google Chrome
      • Safari
      • Opera
      • Chromium
      • Firefox
      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.
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    4. IObit Cloud is an advanced automated threat analysis system.
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