VirusTotal Public API
By Maltego Technologies
Expedite investigation and threat discovery and stop breaches by leveraging 15 years of malicious sightings to enrich and provide context around your organization’s observations and logs.
VirusTotal Public API Transforms for Maltego
VirusTotal is a service that analyzes files and URLs for viruses, worms, trojans, and other kinds of malicious content.
It provides as a free service a public API that allows for automation of some of its online features such as upload and scan files, submit and scan URLs, access finished scan reports, and make automatic comments on URLs and samples.
With the VirusTotal Transforms for Maltego, investigators can query the VirusTotal Public API for information about IP Addresses, Hashes, Domains, and URLs directly within Maltego. There is also a paid version of VirusTotal that allows customers to examine any file uploaded to the service.
Kindly note that some restrictions apply for requests made through the public API, such as requiring an individual API key freely obtained by signing up online, low priority scan queue, and limited number of requests.
Typical Users of VirusTotal Public API Data
- Threat Intelligence Teams
- Incident Response Teams
- Cyber and Digital Forensics Teams
- Security Analysts
- SOCs and CERTs
- Red Teams and Penetration Testers
- Trust and Safety Teams
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VirusTotal was founded in 2004 as a free service that analyzes files and URLs for viruses, worms, trojans and other kinds of malicious content. Virus Total’s goal is to make the internet a safer place through collaboration between members of the antivirus industry, researchers and end users of all kinds. Fortune 500 companies, governments and leading security companies are all part of the VirusTotal community, which has grown to over 500,000 registered users. VirusTotal became part of Google in 2012.
For more information, visit: https://www.virustotal.com/gui/.