Sunday, June 15, 2008

Check your Anti-Virus - is it running or not ?

European Institute for Computer Anti-virus Research (EICAR) have researched out one tricks which will tell you weather your antivirus is running or not. The malware test file is authorized to Paul Ducklin and was made in cooperation with CARO.

Its a very simple process to check it....

just follow the steps..

  • Open notepad and paste this -

  • Save it as fakevirus.exe
  • The Anti-Virus should stop you that means it is working and if doesn't you will have to think...
NOTE : Don't worry its harmless, and if you need more information you can visit for details

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