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Utility to scan for malicious files using the VirusTotal API

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Command line tool to scan for malicious files using the VirusTotal API


pip install vtscan


C:\> vtscan c:\programs\FileZilla-3.44.0\filezilla.exe
calculating sha1 hash...
done. sending scan request...

Found in VT Database
Number of positives: 0 (out of 66 scanners applied)
verbose_msg: Scan finished, information embedded
7a37556cc8d665b508dd118fb3baec27b7891fb1 is not malicious




You'll need a VirusTotal API key to use this program, you can get one by registering a free account at Once you have the API key, you can just put it in the %userprofile%\.config\vtscan-settings.json directory.


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