#Pound Communications Support Area

Download a virus test file

Eicar - Intended Use

- http://www.eicar.org/86-0-Intended-use.html

Eicar - Anti-Malware Testfile

- http://www.eicar.org/85-0-Download.html
At Eicar you can download a test file that consist of a harmless string of code that should trigger your anti-virus program. It's a good way to know if your anti-virus program is actually working and scanning in real-time. Although new viruses pop-up every day, you'll need to keep your anti-virus program update with the latest definitions.

MSE catching the Eicar file as it's being downloaded.

MSE's qaurantined items showing the Eicar virus.