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VTchromizer 1.5

Scan files for malware before they're downloaded (Chrome)

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License: Freeware
Operating Systems: Linux, Mac OS X, Windows 7 (32 bit), Windows 7 (64 bit), Windows 8, Windows Server, Windows Vista (32 bit), Windows Vista (64 bit), Windows XP
Languages: English
Software Cost: Free
Date Updated: 02 July 2014
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Developer: VirusTotal
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VTchromizer 1.5
Scan files for malware before they're downloaded (Chrome)

VTchromizer is a Chrome add-on which integrates VirusTotal scanning options into the browser, enabling you to check any file or URL for malware with one or two clicks.

If you're unsure about a particular link then you can right-click it and select "Scan with VirusTotal". This immediately runs a regular VirusTotal URL check, displaying a detailed site safety report in just a few seconds.

A normally safe site might occasionally host a dangerous file, of course, but VTchromizer has that covered, too. Right-click the link to any file, select "Scan with VirusTotal", and in a moment you're reading the verdict - without having to download the file first.

VTchromizer also adds a button to Chrome's toolbar. Clicking this produces a pop-up search box where you can run VirusTotal searches on hashes, links, tags and more. There's a link to run a scan on the current site, and if you still have questions, another which takes you straight to the VirusTotal site.


VTchromizer's smart Chrome integration makes it easy to run VirusTotal file or URL scans on demand, while also taking the absolute minimum of screen real estate.

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