Building Security Features like a Pro

Develop your own security products with a software development kit from IKARUS!

IKARUS scan.engine

Powerful algorithm for
complex malware recognition

IKARUS scan.engine

The IKARUS scan.engine is one of the world’s best carrier grade scan engines and is fully supported and continually developed by IKARUS. It combats all kinds of cyber threats and malware with a range of defence technologies that work at multiple levels to locate, extract, analyse and eliminate viruses, weak points and exploits in virtually all filesystems, archives, and communication channels. You can integrate IKARUS scan.engine into your existing products, or use it to develop your own security products: the possibilities are endless.

Major advantages

  • Platform independence
  • Flexible data analysis module for diverse communication methods
  • Multi-level heuristics and sandbox analysis techniques
  • Resource optimisation → top performance

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IKARUS cmd.scan

Scan your files for infections on any operating system, simple and quick.

IKARUS cmd.scan

Scan your files for infections on any operating system, simple and quick – activate the command line interface, perform a scan on the requested directory and receive the results.

The results can also be processed further if necessary, e.g. automatic delete could be initiated. With the IKARUS cmd.scan you can also create your own Live rescue CDs. The possibilities are endless, there are no limits.

  • Scan folders
  • Set maximum file size (default value: 64 MB)
  • Turn scan of subfolders on/off
  • Exclude archives from the scan
  • Set maximum scan time for files and archives
  • Create summary of an archive scan
  • Display the program-, engine-, and virus database version information
  • Display additional scan information (signature type, path of the infected data)
  • Deactivate scan for ad- and spyware
  • Provided updater updates all binaries and databases
  • Control the web server used for updates
  • Possibility to set a proxy for updates

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IKARUS scan.server

A service perfect for web service operators, online platforms and forums: Secure your web services with our Virus-Scan API!

IKARUS scan.server

IKARUS scan.server scans all files during upload on your servers and checks them for malicious content with help from the integrated, award-winning IKARUS scan.engine. The service discovers both known and emerging malware and allows you to make them harmless before they reach your server. You receive the scan results from IKARUS scan.server as an XML file and you can continue processing with all script languages.

  • Scanning of files during upload over web services
  • Protection from malware of your server environments
  • Excellent detection rates by using the award-winning, integrated IKARUS T3.scan.engine
  • Results are displayed as XML file to the request with following content:
    • VDB version
    • Engine version
    • File name
    • Status: “clean” or “infected”
    • Signature name (e.g.: EICAR)
  • Varied usage possibilities due to the unlimited compatibility
  • Regular and automatic updates for protection from the newest threats
  • Compatible with all script languages
  • Provides a java library for easy usage
  • Flexible and adaptable, integrate it in many applications

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IKARUS android SDK

Mobile Security Features für Android


The Android modules from IKARUS allow the integration of targeted protection measures into existing products as well as the programming of one’s own security products on a professional basis.

  • IKARUS malware.detection SDK
  • IKAURS privacy.control SDK
  • IKARUS sms.blacklist SDK

Immediately available – If you would like to try our solutions, please contact us at:

phone: +43 (0) 1 58995-500


IKARUS Security Software GmbH Blechturmgasse 11
1050 Vienna

Phone: +43 (0) 1 58995-0
Sales Hotline:
+43 (0) 1 58995-500


Support hotline:
+43 (0) 1 58995-400

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Mon – Thu: 8am – 5pm
Fri: 8am – 3pm

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