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VitusTotal VirusTotal

VirusTotal is an online service that analyzes suspicious files and URLs to detect types of malware and malicious content using antivirus engines and website scanners.

Creating a VirusTotal connection

To create the connection you need:

  • An API key

Obtaining the credentials

  1. Go to VirusTotal and sign up.

  2. At the top right of the page, click API key.


  3. Copy the API key.


Creating your connection

  1. In the Blink platform, navigate to the Connections page > Add connection. A New Connection dialog box opens displaying icons of external service providers available.
  2. Select the VirusTotal icon. A dialog box with name of the connection and connection methods appears.
  3. (Optional) Edit the name of the connection. At a later stage you cannot edit the name.
  4. Select API Key as the method to create the connection.
  5. Fill in the parameters:
    • The API key
  6. (Optional) Click Test Connection to test it.
  7. Click Create connection. The new connection appears on the Connections page.