References

Information about references

A reference represents a URL related to a collection, or IOCs.

Object Attributtes

  • author: <string> author of the reference.
  • creation_date: <integer> creation date of the reference (UTC timestamp).
  • last_modification_date: <integer> date when the reference was last updated (UTC timestamp).
  • title: <string> title of the reference.
  • url: <string> URL of the reference.
{
  "data": {
    "attributes": {
      "author": <string>,
      "creation_date": <int>,
      "last_modification_date": <int>,
      "title": <string>,
      "url": <string>
    },
    "type": "reference",
    "id": <string>,
    "links": {
      "self": "https://www.virustotal.com/api/v3/references/<id>"
    }
  }
}
{
  "data": {
    "attributes": {
      "last_modification_date": 1611834034,
      "url": "https://securitysummitperu.com/articulos/confirman-ataques-de-shamoon-v3-dirigidos-a-la-industria-de-petroleo-y-gas-en-medio-oriente-y-europa/",
      "creation_date": 1545242193,
      "author": "Security Summit",
      "title": "Confirman ataques de Shamoon V3 dirigidos a la industria de petrΓ³leo y gas en Medio Oriente y Europa"
    },
    "type": "reference",
    "id": "654abe7f0999204c28dc9c120182f98867b35483970331805315c6b6700edb7a",
    "links": {
      "self": "https://www.virustotal.com/api/v3/references/654abe7f0999204c28dc9c120182f98867b35483970331805315c6b6700edb7a"
    }
  }
}

Relationships

In addition to the previously described attributes, reference objects contain relationships with other objects in our dataset that can be retrieved as explained in the Relationships section.

The following table shows a summary of available relationships.

Relationship

Return object type

collections

List of Collections

domains

List of Domains

files

List of Files

ip_addresses

List of IP addresses

urls

List of URLs