I like that you can automatticly scan new apps with virus total, but it would be great if you could also make a right click scan with virus total!
You probably already know, but you can go to our Firewall tab, then mouse over the “VirusTotal” column and choose “Analyze” there.
More information about our VirusTotal API integration is available here https://www.glasswire.com/userguide/#Virus_Total.
Ken’s suggestion is a good one for scanning apps that are using the network.
But there is an easy way to add a VirusTotal right-click scan to your Windows explorer context menu, so that you can scan any file before you install it.
Check out “HashMyFiles v2.35 - Calculate MD5/SHA1/CRC32 hashes of your files” at http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/hash_my_files.html
In the HashMyFiles options menu, you can choose “Enable Explorer Context Menu - VirusTotal”.
Then whenever you right click on a file in Windows Explorer, you will see an option to “Open in VirusTotal Web Site”. If you select this, a hash of that file will be generated and sent to VirusTotal, and that website will open up in your default browser with the score, if available.
I use this all the time, and NOTHING gets manually installed by me before checking with VirusTotal. I also like the added assurance that GlassWire checks everything that gets online as well, because some apps auto-update in the background after I install them!