Today every one of you might be having a internet connection and you might also have downloaded some file of which you are not sure whether it is safe or malicious and you may have scanned on your computer using your existing antivirus or anti malware programs. You might have been using one or two and maximum three such scanners and except one single resident, real-time scanner, others are likely to be demand only since no two real-time scanners can exist together without killing each other and the system it resides on. The reasons for online malware scanning services are so handy as because it allows you to scan files with multiple scanners without installing any of them locally on your computer. In this article we are going to list top 10 Malware scanners.
VirusTotal: Virus Total is one of the most popular online virus scanner and now with a a subsidiary of Google, VirusTotal aggregates more than 40 anti-virus vendors and their malware scanner and 40 URL scanners to analyze files and URLs submitted by users for detection of viruses, worms, trojans and other kinds of malicious content. You can upload maximum file size is 32 MB and files can be uploaded through web interface or through a desktop program.
Jotti’s malware scan: Jotti’s malware scan is one of the most amazing malware scanners; Jotti’s malware scan is an aggregate service that scans uploaded files by 20 malware scanners. You can upload file size is 25 MB maximum and you have to upload files via the web browser. This Scanner is one of the most convenient desktop programs to upload files.
VirSCAN.org: VirSCAN.org is also one of the most searched malware scanning service and it can check files against 37 antivirus scanners. You can upload file size of 20MB maximum. This scanner is one of the most easy to operate desktop program.
Metascan Online: Metascan Online has almost 40 antivirus scanners under Metascan Online, and can upload file size is 40 MB maximum. Metascan is also available as a server application with a local and network programming interface that allows administrators to setup a Metascan Online type of malware scanning service locally for their customers.
UploadMalware: UploadMalware is a site that allows you to submit up to 6 files at once for analysis with 50 antivirus software. In this site you have to leave your email ID, where you will be contacted when the scanning is done and the results available.
Avira Online Analysis: Avira Online Analysis allows you to submit multiple files to Avira for analysis using a drag-and-drop web interface. Avira is a one of the most popular and demanded Antivirus program.
Avast! Online scanner: Avast! Online scanner will allow you to scan files using Avast’s malware scanner of files up to 16 MB in size. Avast scanner is one of the most demanded and reliable antivirus software.
F-Secure Sample Analysis Service: F-Secure Sample Analysis Service runs on security products vendor F-secure. It allows you to upload file size is 10 MB maximum.
Vicheck.ca: Vicheck.ca is an advanced malware detection engine designed to decrypt and extract malicious executables from common document formats such as MS Office Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Access, or Adobe PDF documents. It allows submitting up to 5 files at once but the total size of all uploaded files shouldn’t be more than 10 MB.
ThreatExpert: ThreatExpert is an automated threat analysis system designed to analyze and report the behavior of computer viruses, worms, trojans, adware, spyware, and other security-related risks in a fully automated mode. It allows you to upload file size of 5 MB maximum.