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#1 paulos123


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Posted 15 February 2013 - 10:09 PM

i have used the following internet secuirty suites for finding viruses,malware,adware and all that stuff.


after some scans that i 've made i realised that for example if i have a virus and put it into my computer some of the antivirus take it as a virus and delete it and others say that the file is clean.

i'm confused here cause i cant know for sure which one of them says the truth and which reads false positives.

is there a possible way to find for sure if a file is dangerous?

some programs or good internet pages for testing files?

i'm expecting your precious help.

thanks a lot......

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 10:16 PM

Submit your samples to https://www.virustotal.com/en/ and http://virusscan.jotti.org/en  they both use multiple scanning engines.

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