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jaxisland

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I have been using Virus Total to scan downloaded executable files. Im confident whats in house is safe, so its mainly stuff I download that I run through their site.

I have yet to have a positive result, but I was wondering what others used.

Does anyone use this site, another site, or something else?
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There are two that they recommend to us in GeekU. One you have posted, the other is this:

Jotti File Scan

Edited by Titan8990, 07 August 2007 - 02:15 PM.

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I will try it out.

Thanks :whistling:
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We use both Jotti and VirusTotal in GeekU, but there are also the following that are very good. I recommend Jotti and Virustotal over the following two since they both use multiple engines from various vendors.

Kaspersky Virus File Scanner
http://www.kaspersky.com/scanforvirus

Or you could use Threat Expert by PC Tools. I use this tool a lot, as it gives you a VERY detailed explanation of the file in question. It scans the file with multiple AV's, but also whether the sample tries to delete any of your files or directories, change the hosts file, or create Registry keys
http://www.pctools.com/threat-expert/
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