G Data technology integrated into VirusTotal's URL scanner


The free online malware detection service VirusTotal embeds G Data's technology to analyze suspicious URLS.

G Data's analysis tool was included yesterday and the detection results are very satisfactory. Ralf Benzmueller, head of G Data's SecurityLabs comments: "This cooperation with VirusTotal will enable us to detect even more malicious websites."

Users can submit suspicious URLs to the VirusTotal service and receive a detailed report about the results, analyzed by six independent scanners. Expert users can also leave comments about the findings:


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VirusTotal is a service developed by Hispasec Sistemas, an independent IT Security laboratory, that uses several command line versions of antivirus engines, updated regularly with official signature files published by their respective developers. http://www.virustotal.com