Most of us think of best antivirus. But sometime the assumed best antiviruses do not work accordingly. And now it become our duty to check the strength of the antivirus to make sure that our antivirus program is powerful and working well. The test that I am going to tell you is know as EICAR test which can be used to test any antivirus and was developed by European Institute of Computer Antivirus Research (EICAR). If your antivirus quickly detects and deletes it, then your antivirus is working well.
1. First of all open a notepad and copy the following code into the notepad and save it as anything.com. (You can give any name but remember to give the extension of .com only)