Monday, May 21, 2012

EICAR Test (Test weather Your Antivirus is working or not).

Have you ever wondered how to test your Antivirus software to ensure it’s proper working? Well here is a quick and easy way to test your antivirus. The process is called EICAR test which will work on any antivirus and was Specially Developed by me.

Eicar Test Code & Instructions are below:  


X5O!P%@AP[4\PZX54(P^)7CC)7}$EICAR-STANDARD-ANTIVIRUS-TEST-FILE!$H+H*

 1. Copy & Paste this code on Nodepad,


2. Rename the file from New Text Document.TXT to myfile.com

3. Now run the antivirus scan on this myfile.com file.
N.B. :  Most antivirus will pop-out a warning message in the Step-1 itself..

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