Yes. We currently use IBM X-Force Exchange, VirusTotal , and clamAV.
We are grateful to the communities and companies behind these services for their support. We may add more services as well as replace the current ones in the future. Check this page for changes.
Anybody who uses Slack benefits from the security scanning provided by Slack. In addition, IT security professionals and analysts benefit from DBOT by comfortably checking IP addresses, URLs, files, fie hashes, without
No we’re not. We only store your e-mail address so we can be in touch with you. We also keep anonymous statistics of the number of messages that DBOT scanned. DBOT scans all messages for malware and other
risks but does not store the messages anywhere.
We use services that continuously check URLs and IP addresses for malicious activity. These services collect threat information from multiple sources and provide up to date information. When DBOT sees an IP address or
URL in a message it automatically queries these services to find out whether the address is known to be bad.
We use services that continuously index malware as well as scan files for trojans, viruses and other malware. When DBOT recognizes a posting of a file in a Slack message, it checks the file and warns you if a known malware
You need to exercise good judgement. It is advisable not to follow a link that is known to be malicious and not to download a malicious file to any of your devices. It is also advisable to ask the person who posted a malicious file
to delete it from Slack to prevent other users from accidentally downloading it.
We recommend that you scan all channels, all private groups and all direct messages as malware can appear anywhere. However, you do have the choice of selecting particular channels if you wish to limit the protection provided by DBOT to
these channels only.