Have you ever wondered if your Antivirus really works? Here is a safe way to test it, and you dont need a real virus sample to test it. However some of you might know this already but still I m posting for those who don't know.
Open Notepad, copy the text below and paste it in Notepad.
Save as EICAR.COM
All Anti-virus softwares are programmed to detect this file as possible virus. Therefore you can test your Anti-virus with this file without worrying about getting your computer infected.
Note : We are sharing this trick for only purpose of basic checking of performance of Anti-Virus , so you can use your Anti-virus without any doubt according to our shared trick it's only trick to verify better performance of your Anti-virus... be happy stay with us !