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Old 02-13-2007, 09:20 AM   #1
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[Online scanners] Modding Firefox extension


Hello all.

I'm modifying existing Firefox extension (Dr.Web link virusscanner)
and I have added second scanning engine to that extension:
http://linkscanner.explabs.com/linkscanner/default.asp

Now I'm asking that does anyone of you know existing online service(s) that allows you to virus/exploit scan internet links/URLS by supplying an url which will be then scanned ?

If you know one could you provide me with url so I could try to add it to this modded extension.

TIA

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Old 02-14-2007, 02:31 PM   #2
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http://www.heise-security.co.uk/serv...us/links.shtml

see the second table in this article
hope that helps

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Old 02-14-2007, 05:23 PM   #3
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Thanks for reply Max.

Those links contain file scanners.
What I'm looking for are link scanners.

So far I have only found 2 services that can scan links, what I was trying to do was extension that uses 10+ scanning engines to scan links, that would be like "mobile" virustotal

Too bad that there isnt enough services like DR.Web and Exploit prevention labs linkscanner

EDIT: Actually I'm very surpriced that there isnt more Firefox extensions and services like those, having a extension like that in a 10.000 clients is like a huge distributed honeypot.
And they could use automated processes to check out all submitted(verified) exploit links and check them for unknown exploits.

Cheers,

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Old 02-15-2007, 12:22 AM   #4
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A problem with link scanners is that the file the linkscanner loads from the webserver of the linked adress doesnt have to be identical with the file you receive.

For example the server might check if the requesting host has the string kaspersky in it and then deliver a clean file of same size, but if you then click the link, you download a virus.

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