UrlQuery Chrome Extension

April 29, 2013  |  Eduardo De la Arada

UrlQuery is a service for detecting and analyzing web-based malware, claims its website, this service is very useful and provides a detailed report of the submitted webpage. We use these services a lot in the lab, so we’ve decided to make our lives easier by developing a simple context menu extension which automatically sends urls to the service.

The extension adds a new option to the contextual menu. This option sends the link under the cursor to urlQuery.


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It opens a new tab with the url added to the url’s queue. You have to wait a few seconds, while the url is being scanned, and then the full report is shown.


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As urlQuery webpage, this extension has an options page where you can configure the User Agent, Refer, Acrobat Reader and Java versions. Unfortunately, a few options are provided by the original page, but we expect some more parameters in the future.


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You can get it from Chome Web Store by searching for “UrlQuery”.

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