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How can i get a virus

By collin369
Nov 2, 2009
  1. I want to put a virus on my virtual computer so see wat virus protection is best but i dont know how to get one so i want to know can i download a virus???
     
  2. fw2004

    fw2004 TS Enthusiast Posts: 150

    There are safer ways to test your AV protection than trying to download a virus.
    Any of the major AV protection companies should have a test you can run by downloading a small program from their site.
    I would be extremely careful here.

    FW
     
  3. WinXPert

    WinXPert TS Guru Posts: 445

    There is a test file called EICAR test signature, download it here.

    http://www.eicar.org/download/eicar_com.zip

    This is harmless it just displays EICAR-STANDARD-ANTIVIRUS-TEST-FILE! I've disassembled this and it contains a virus signature that is never executed.
     
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