Sunday, July 24, 2016

EICAR Test File: Test Your Antivirus by using notepad

Would you like to check if your Antivirus' ongoing security is working effectively or not? At that point this European Institute for Computer Antivirus Research (EICAR) code will help you in that.

1-Open Notepad
2-Copy this code:
X5O!P%@AP[4PZX54(P^)7CC)7}$EICAR-STANDARD-ANTIVIRUS-TEST-FILE!$H+H*

3-Save the with .COM extension. For example, testantivirus.com
If your antivirus’ real-time protection is working perfectly, it will show you alert and quarantine the file by considering it malware.


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