VirusTotal Reviews

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In my opinion, it is the best online scanner I tried. The databases of the antiviruses are not always up-to-date therefore they detect some files as threat, but it is a false-positive.

Well-done for this scanner !


VirusTotal should not be relied upon

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Sorry, I'm not a fan.

I've yet to see any site come up with warnings.

This is even when my own AV or the browser has blocked me from a site for Malware - yet the same vendors do not raise an alert here.

I've raised this gap with VT before, and been fobbed off with some nonsense about different gradings or some such. Point is, if it's a problem for your AV, or your browser, it should automatically register as an alert on VirusTotal.

A note on WOT: ratings appear to include provision for political grounds. You'll probably have to fiddle with the settings to get WOT to only alert users on security grounds.