Download Virus Checker+

Download Virus Checker+

Automatically check all the downloads files against well-known anti-viruses using VirusTotal API.

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What is Download Virus Checker+?
Download Virus Checker+ is a Firefox add-on that automatically checks all downloaded files against well-known anti-viruses using the VirusTotal API. It features the ability to use a custom API key and supports both file and URL scanning modes.
By: OT
Users: 15 ▲ 2
Rating: 1.00 (1)
Version: 0.0.10 (Last updated: 2019-04-18)
Creation date: 2019-04-07
Weekly download count: 2
Firefox on Android: Yes
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • storage
  • tabs
  • downloads
  • notifications
  • <all_urls>
Size: 76.69K
URLs: Website
Stats date:

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This is the upgrade version of Download Virus Checker by James Fray:


  • Use custom API key. I highly recommend you to use your personal VirusTotal API key because the default key is limited to 4 requests per minute.
  • Scan mode: File (limit file size is 32Mb) or URL.

VirusTotal API document:

User reviews
It has stopped working, I could check it, thanks
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Risk impact

Download Virus Checker+ is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Download Virus Checker+ if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Download Virus Checker+ has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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