Sunday, 9 September 2012

Google Inc has Acquired VirusTotal

Since last few days or I must say few months…. i kept myself away from this microblog. But today I am posting such wonderful news about Google. Those who love Google there is quite interesting news for them.  Google has acquired a VirusTotal. Oh! You don’t VirusTotal…!!! Here is a brief description for you then.

VirusTotal is quite a big name on the internet. It is a Web based malware scanner based in Malaga, Spain.  VirusTotal is actually providing a free service to analyze suspicious files and URL’s. It facilitates the quick detection of viruses, worms, Trojans and all kinds of malicious contents. You can scan almost any file, any URL, email attachments and web downloads through VirusTotal with 40 different antiviruses programs and that is absolutely free.

VirusTotal is actually simple to use, just visit the, paste in your desired URL or select a file to scan and you done, Leave rest of the things to VirusTotal. VirusTotal also provides windows desktop application and bowser add-ons for Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and FireFox.

Google acquired VirusTotal to improve the browser security. The news is disclosed by VirusTotal in a blog post today. VirusTotal also says that it would continue to work on independently to maintain the partnership with other antivirus companies and security experts. 

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