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You are going to be fighting somewhat of an uphill battle to implement this the way you want to. For whatever reason, local anti-virus systems typically do not give an API for such interactions. I will give a few options: 1) Scan your files on a storage server after they have been uploaded. Then, check back later to see if the AV has zapped them. pros: ...


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I worked on this problem for an email scanning system, and can say that the lexical properties of URLs for maliciousness are minimal, especially with the constraints you are imposing. It's true that malicious URLs often "Look random", but that's because your experience has transformed "imgur.com/gallery/lBKRZ" into "harmless image server gallery", but ...


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It depends which malware and what it was designed to do. If the malware author wants so, the malware could either attack other computers on the network (not necessarily Internet, just two computers connected to a network for example to share files) and try some exploits on them, in hopes that one of them isn't patched on the target machine and thus that ...



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