Sample taken on 02 Feb 2009 9:40am 

 

Sample taken on 02 Feb 2009 9:40am

 

This service provided by Hispasec Sistemas, a Spanish-based company can be use to upload a file before you do anything with it.

For example, you downloaded a crack or a cheat for a popular game and wasn’t sure of the source, you can upload the file into VirusTotal and you will get a result of the scan later.

There are 38 or so antivirus companies scan engine supported by this service. This way, you can double-check the suspicious file against your own AV before installing the file.

Some AV companies are slower to produce a new virus signature file then others, so, this is one way to be sure.

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