People can have some pretty strong views on what can be very important topics.

– Is Die Hard a Christmas movie?
– How is GIF pronounced?
– Pepsi or Coke?

Luckily one you wont have to argue over is which anti virus is the best.

Typically people have one AV installed on their machines, and swear by it. But with, you can get the best of over 40 different anti virus engines, to scan any file you are suspicious of.

Virustotal allows you to upload a file and have it scanned by a multitude of different products. Each will then report back with it’s assessment of whether there is anything there to be worried about. It’s quick and easy and useful for running a quick check on suspicious downloads before you run them.


Let me know what you think of it, or what anti virus tool you swear by.