EICAR test file, antimalware testing with no collateral damages

July 28, 2008 · Filed Under Guides & Reviews, Security · Comment 

Guides & Reviews - Friendly and complete guides for software usage, reviews careful about the stuff that matters. In respect of the motto: No Panic! In the sad scenery of an absolute lack of conventions generally recognized among the antivirus and antimalware manufacturers, at least one standard does exist. An anchor that takes the official name of EICAR Standard Anti-Virus Test File and means to provide, as it’s easy to conclude, a universally valid tool to evaluate the normal working of whatever malicious software protection.

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