How to virus scan an EXE file in Javascript

There is nothing more potentially dangerous to your critical systems than a sketchy EXE file. Having a proper virus scanning system is crucial to safeguarding yourself from the millions of different threats floating around out there on the web. There is an easy way to set this up, one which I’m going to explain step by step.

We begin with importing our client — insert this snippet into your HTML file to take care of this.

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

From here we can call the function from our API that will scan our file.

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);

OK, your virus scanning solution awaits! It’s as simple as that.

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