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The new Facebook Security Page tries to keep users safe on social networks. It features information about threats, security tips, a Facebook Security Guide, and an Antivirus Marketplace that offers free antivirus software downloads.
Facebook offers the following antivirus products for free download: McAfee Internet Security (PC), Microsoft Security Essentials (PC), Norton Antivirus (PC and Mac), Trend Micro (PC and Mac), and Sophos Antivirus (Mac). Six months of free updates are included, but each Facebook user can only download one free antivirus product per account.
VirusTotal is an online tool that scans suspicious files and URLs with the help of over 40 antivirus engines and products. You can scan a website or a web page, the download link of an app or software product, and even upload any suspicious file from your computer.
VirusTotal scans for viruses, worms, trojans, and any other kind of malware. You get results from leading antivirus products like Avast, AVG, BitDefender, Kaspersky, McAfee, Symantec, and many others. For websites and web pages you also get reports from services like Comodo SiteInspector or Google Safebrowsing.