How to virus scan a DMG archive in Javascript

An archive of unknown origin is the hidden landmine of the cyber security world. That’s why today we are going to be setting up a virus scanning system for incoming files, our minesweeper if you will. We shall take this ordinarily difficult task and make it a piece of cake, you’ll see.

We are going to need access to our virus scan client before we can continue, so add this script tag to your HTML file.

<script src="https://cdn.cloudmersive.com/jsclient/cloudmersive-virus-client.js"></script>

The scanFile function can now be called with just a few lines of code:

var CloudmersiveVirusApiClient = require('cloudmersive-virus-api-client');var defaultClient = CloudmersiveVirusApiClient.ApiClient.instance;// Configure API key authorization: Apikeyvar Apikey = defaultClient.authentications['Apikey'];Apikey.apiKey = 'YOUR API KEY';// Uncomment the following line to set a prefix for the API key, e.g. "Token" (defaults to null)//Apikey.apiKeyPrefix = 'Token';var apiInstance = new CloudmersiveVirusApiClient.ScanApi();var inputFile = "/path/to/file"; // File | Input file to perform the operation on.var callback = function(error, data, response) {if (error) {console.error(error);} else {console.log('API called successfully. Returned data: ' + data);}};apiInstance.scanFile(inputFile, callback);

Now input your file and let the API scan it for over 17 million different threats, a list that is kept constantly up to date via cloud.

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