How To Check Virus & Malware Online By Uploading File?

If you download files online and not sure whether the source is reliable or if your anti-virus is blocking the file or may be you don’t have any anti-virus scanner installed on your system. You can check files for any virus and malware online simply by uploading them.

VirusTotal is an online virus scanner where you can upload files and scan them for viruses, worms, trojans, and malware. This is not all but it also allows you to check any website or URL for online threats.

Start by visiting their website i.e. and then follow the steps, it is quite easy to use

Simply click on ‘Choose file’ button to upload file from your computer’s local drive. You can upload file up to 128 MB in size and then click on ‘Scan it!’ button.


The scanner will now scan your file and show you the report with detected warnings.

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