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11 Nov 2009  
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

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As many of you know(quite a few don't) what EICAR is, this is a open poll to see what programs pick it up and what programs fail the basic tests.

I am conducting this poll because A-Squared failed to see this on a scan, but MSE picked it up before it could be downloaded.


So after you take the poll, Post what you used to test it with and results.

WIKI: EICAR test file - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
(links to test file) EICAR: eicar | THE ANTI-VIRUS OR ANTI-MALWARE TEST FILE
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I guess in Kismo's case, a squared didnt detect it because he was also running MSE.
BTW, here's the virustotal link which says a squared will detect this file.
Virustotal. MD5: 44d88612fea8a8f36de82e1278abb02f EICAR Test String Virus.Eicar-Test-Signature EICAR_Test_File
I disabled MSE from booting on startup and tested this. So I wonder whats up hmm...


Probably the reason why a squared is not picking it up while downloading for you.


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Thats one reason and also because MSE had already detected EICAR test file on his pc.
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