MalShare.NET 2.4.0

.NET Standard 2.0
dotnet add package MalShare.NET --version 2.4.0
NuGet\Install-Package MalShare.NET -Version 2.4.0
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
<PackageReference Include="MalShare.NET" Version="2.4.0" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add MalShare.NET --version 2.4.0
#r "nuget: MalShare.NET, 2.4.0"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive, C# scripting and .NET Interactive. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install MalShare.NET as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=MalShare.NET&version=2.4.0

// Install MalShare.NET as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=MalShare.NET&version=2.4.0


A .NET implementation of the MalShare API is a free malware repository providing researchers access to samples, malicous feeds, and Yara results.

What's currently supported (

  1. List hashes from the past 24 hours. Endpoint: "getlist".
  2. List of sample sources from the past 24 hours. Endpoint: "getsources".
  3. Get stored file details. Endpoint: "details".
  4. List MD5/SHA1/SHA256 hashes of a specific type from the past 24 hours. Endpoint: "type".
  5. Search sample hashes, sources and file names. Endpoint: "search". - New in 2.4: fixed this functionality, to reflect the changes to the endpoint
  6. Upload using FormData field "upload". Endpoint: "upload".
  7. Get list of file types & count from the past 24 hours. Endpoint: "gettypes".
  8. GET allocated number of API key requests per day and remaining. Endpoint: "getlimit".
  9. Download file. Endpoint: "getfile".
  10. Perform URL download and add result to sample collection. Endpoint: "download_url".
  11. Check status of download task via GUID. Endpoint: "download_url_check".
  12. Partial support for "Supply an array of hex-encoded hashes in a POST field named hashes". Right now you can supply only 1 hash per call, you can't supply an array. Endpoint: "hashlookup".

How to install:

You have 3 options:

  1. Add reference to the .dll file in your project, you will need to add the NewtonSoft.Json dependency yourself
  2. Install the NuGet Package from (
  3. Install the .nupkg file manually


  1. Microsoft.CSharp (>= 4.7.0)
  2. Newtonsoft.Json (>= 12.0.3)
  3. NETStandard.Library (>= 2.0.3)

How to use:

You can find usage examples and explanations for each endpoint here:

Product Versions
.NET net5.0 net5.0-windows net6.0 net6.0-android net6.0-ios net6.0-maccatalyst net6.0-macos net6.0-tvos net6.0-windows
.NET Core netcoreapp2.0 netcoreapp2.1 netcoreapp2.2 netcoreapp3.0 netcoreapp3.1
.NET Standard netstandard2.0 netstandard2.1
.NET Framework net461 net462 net463 net47 net471 net472 net48
MonoAndroid monoandroid
MonoMac monomac
MonoTouch monotouch
Tizen tizen40 tizen60
Xamarin.iOS xamarinios
Xamarin.Mac xamarinmac
Xamarin.TVOS xamarintvos
Xamarin.WatchOS xamarinwatchos
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Version Downloads Last updated
2.4.0 376 9/17/2020
2.3.0 486 8/15/2020
2.2.0 536 9/26/2019
2.1.0 532 9/26/2019
2.0.0 409 9/26/2019
1.2.0 905 6/22/2018
1.1.0 887 6/1/2018
1.0.0 831 5/22/2018

New in 2.4: Updated the code for the "Search" method, to reflect "Search sample hashes, sources and file names" endpoint changes.