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Make your own Anti-virus tester – EICAR Standard Anti-Virus Test File

The “EICAR Standard Anti-Virus Test File”, is not a virus, and does not include any fragments of viral code. It produces sensible results when run (it prints the message “EICAR-STANDARD-ANTIVIRUS-TEST-FILE!”). It is also short and simple – in fact, it consists entirely of printable ASCII characters, so that it can easily be created with a regular text editor. Any anti-virus product that supports the EICAR test file should detect it in any file providing that […]

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