Virus Total

If you ever download a suspicious file or want to visit a web site whose credentials you are not sure of, here is a site, Virus Total (VT) can help.

Before using, you can upload suspicious files or key in URLs of dubious web sites VT. It will then scan these files or URLs for viruses, worms, trojans and give you a report if the file or URL is safe.

VT is also supported by a strong community whose feedback on commonly used files and web sites will further help you assess the risk. www.virustotal.com

(Contributed by Aparna Athreya)

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