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Testing your Anti Virus

Discussion in 'Steam Tutorials' started by hugz`, April 15, 2007.

  1. hugz`

    hugz` New Member

    First of aLL, I know I know.. this has been posted by some one else on the old forum.. not sure who it is, but I credit that person.. some people might not seen this, so Ill post it again.

    Testing your anti virus!


    Save this code into a word pad and scan it with your AV:
    Get a better anti virus if that doesn't show up as a virus to you.


    Step 1:
    Right click on your desktop, go to new, and click Text Document/Word pad Document.

    Step 2:
    Copy and paste this in there:
    Step 3:
    After pasting that code, go to file, save, and save it to what ever directory you like.

    Step 4:
    Scan that document with your anti virus.

    If you have a good anti virus, it will show up as a virus.
    If not, I suggest you get another one.

    NOTE: It will not harm your computer.
  2. CreateAMuck

    CreateAMuck Full Member

    Great post :)
  3. Vasuki?

    Vasuki? It Was Me!!!11!1

    my AV got this like before i saved it >.>
  4. BlinkY

    BlinkY Pork is not a Verb

    lol tricking the av lol or what ever your doing.
  5. CreateAMuck

    CreateAMuck Full Member

    Kaspersky picked it up.
  6. Vasuki?

    Vasuki? It Was Me!!!11!1

    thats the same AV as me
  7. BlinkY

    BlinkY Pork is not a Verb

    Avg all the way tbo, although if anyone can get prorat working without having to unistall avg all the time then i will give you bum sex.
  8. Vasuki?

    Vasuki? It Was Me!!!11!1

    avg sucks bro... it really does trust me!
  9. BlinkY

    BlinkY Pork is not a Verb

    ive used it since ive started on pc's about 5 years now so.
  10. CreateAMuck

    CreateAMuck Full Member

    Kaspersky is kind of gay, Might go back to AVG. But then again all AV piss me off lol.
  11. BlinkY

    BlinkY Pork is not a Verb

    lol they do tbo but you need them, other wise your comps fucked lol.
  12. rushil01

    rushil01 Maestro of Meyhem

    kaspersky picked it up and kaspersky is also the bomb!!! gotta love it :p
  13. hugz`

    hugz` New Member

    Kaspersky is the best man.. if you buy it, its like 4o bucks a month or something.. ( not sure ).

    Avg is ugly looking, many windows, no style what so ever.. and doesn't scare you when it picked up a virus ( never get tired of that =D )

    I tried using AVG before, didn't like it.. plus it scans so slow =/

    But if anybody wants a 2010 key for Kaspersky PM me =D
  14. BlinkY

    BlinkY Pork is not a Verb

    isnt there keygens out there then hugz.
  15. hugz`

    hugz` New Member

    Good luck finding a good working keygen for Kaspersky.. you might find that generates maybe till 2008, but theres only one key that is out there that works till 2010.
  16. Thebear

    Thebear Full Member

    Kaspersky is really really good but my pc started to crawl after a while so i switched over to nod32 which actually works.
    AVG? it finds stuff but half the time it cant remove it its nearly as bad as norton
  17. nightreaper999

    nightreaper999 Bringing Sexy Back!!

    gg hugs. i posted this before on the old forum. great job coping!!! btw www.eicar.org

    stealer :p
  18. hugz`

    hugz` New Member

    Like I said:

  19. nightreaper999

    nightreaper999 Bringing Sexy Back!!

    oh. ok than. :D still <3 ya hugz
  20. warhead0

    warhead0 Full Member

    i used kapservy or however you spell the stupid name, it screwed my computer up after i scaned, i had to re-format
  21. Vasuki?

    Vasuki? It Was Me!!!11!1

    then u must have done something wrong
  22. hugz`

    hugz` New Member

    Either your computer is stupid or you didn't use Kaspersky.. maybe some kind of virus..

    Never happened to me never will. Kaspersky ftw!
  23. CreateAMuck

    CreateAMuck Full Member

    I'm thinking of going norton soon.
  24. drsealion

    drsealion New Member

    Ohh, don't please, worst decision I ever made after installing linux was switching to nero :D
  25. hugz`

    hugz` New Member

    Tried Norton a little while ago, SUCK BAWLLS. Do not get it, its ugly hard to get a working CD kay, laggy and takes too much CPU.
  26. CreateAMuck

    CreateAMuck Full Member

    Kaspersky is ghey, What's another choice to switch to?
  27. hugz`

    hugz` New Member

    Kaspersky is teh sex, but if you don't like it try AVG and nod32.
  28. CreateAMuck

    CreateAMuck Full Member

    I might just go with none, Only stupid people get viruses :)
  29. hugz`

    hugz` New Member

    Only stupid people don't get AVs, good luck and get back on topic people.
  30. n00b

    n00b Full Member

    any av that auto scans and doesn't have an option to turn it off = teh ghey

    But most AV's aren't like that :p
  31. hugz`

    hugz` New Member

    You can turn it off.. go to settings. GG

    GG=GOOD GAME by the way =D
  32. n00b

    n00b Full Member

    I know how to turn it off.
  33. Mr.NoName

    Mr.NoName Full Member

    lol mine got it
  34. Magnumutz

    Magnumutz New Member

    Avira picked it up, right when i was trying to save it.
  35. MSThug

    MSThug New Member

    I guess any of these AntiVirus's will work except AVG lol it Found Nothing. (Look at Online Malware Scan results)
    Symantec AntiVirus
    Scan type: Auto-Protect Scan
    Event: Threat Found!
    Threat: EICAR Test String
    File: C:\Documents and Settings\\My Documents\New Text Document.txt
    Location: C:\Documents and Settings\\My Documents
    Action taken: Clean failed : Quarantine failed : Delete succeeded : Access denied
    Date found: Wednesday, August 01, 2007 5:11:03 PM
    Online Malware Scan (http://virusscan.jotti.org/)
    A-Squared Found EICAR-Test-File
    AntiVir Found Eicar-Test-Signature
    ArcaVir Found Eicar.Test
    Avast Found EICAR Test-NOT!!
    AVG Antivirus Found nothing
    BitDefender Found EICAR-Test-File (not a virus)
    ClamAV Found Eicar-Test-Signature
    CPsecure Found EICAR-Test-File
    Dr.Web Found EICAR Test File (NOT a Virus!)
    F-Prot Antivirus Found EICAR_Test_File
    F-Secure Anti-Virus Found EICAR_Test_File, EICAR Test File, EICAR-Test-File
    Fortinet Found EICAR_TEST_FILE
    Kaspersky Anti-Virus Found EICAR-Test-File
    NOD32 Found Eicar test file
    Norman Virus Control Found EICAR_Test_file_not_a_virus!
    Panda Antivirus Found EICAR-AV-TEST-FILE
    Rising Antivirus Found EICAR-Test-File
    Sophos Antivirus Found EICAR-AV-Test
    VirusBuster Found EICAR_test_file
    VBA32 Found EICAR-Test-File
  36. Deride

    Deride Full Member

    Well... four things:

    -If your AV doesn't pick up on this... it sucks (as stated)
    -If your AV does pick up on this, it doesn't mean that you have good AV
    -If you have advanced knowledge of any OS's, you are smart enough to know that you don't need any AV at all, and can most likely remove your own virii
    -If you must use AV: NOD32 is your best bet... very lightweight, multiple scanning engines, very small process, runs and updates very discreetly
  37. pussycatdog

    pussycatdog Full Member

    well, dont start that av war again !:p nod32 is a good av but saying its the best one out there is just not right...
  38. Deride

    Deride Full Member

    Well, then scratch my fourth point. Everyone's just a little biased :p

    I still stand by my original opinion: if you know computers; no AV is the best AV :)
  39. ruinoite

    ruinoite Full Member

    Avast! dedected it ^^ a person allways tould me it was the best. For me it sure is!!!
  40. n00b

    n00b Full Member

    Avast! is the best free av, the ones you pay for are better.
  41. upod

    upod New Member

    Mine just quarantined it, I didn't even have a chance to scan...

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