VirusTotal-logo Just wanted to post a link to this valuable resource, VirusTotal is a service that analyzes suspicious files and facilitates the quick detection of viruses, worms, trojans, and all kinds of malware detected by antivirus engines.

VirusTotal has been awarded by the American edition of PC World Magazine, one of the 100 best products of year 2007 in the Security Web Site category.

Specs:

  • Free, independent service
  • Use of multiple antivirus engines
  • Real-time automatic updates of virus signatures
  • Detailed results from each antivirus engine
  • Real time global statistics

An amazing number of AV companies participate in Virus Total with their antivirus engines, including some of my favorites AVG, Avira, Dr. Web, F-Secure and Panda Security.