How to check if Kaspersky Security 8.0 for Microsoft Exchange Servers functions

 

Kaspersky Security 8.0 for Microsoft Exchange Servers

 
 
 

How to check if Kaspersky Security 8.0 for Microsoft Exchange Servers functions

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2012 Nov 21 ID: 4310
 
 
 
 

Applies to Kaspersky Security 8.0 for Microsoft Exchange Servers

You can check if an antivirus application functions using a test virus – EICAR. This file IS NOT a virus indeed, it is just a command to output a certain text message.

Some time ago certain developers of antivirus software have started adding such test files to their packages. Antivirus software detects it as a virus although it is not a virus. Such test “viruses” are designed to satisfy the curiosity of users who do not have “live samples” of a virus, but want to see the reaction of antivirus software to appearance of a virus (how it informs the user, what actions prompts, etc.).

If you would like to test Kaspersky Security 8.0 for Microsoft Exchange Servers, our developers recommend creating an email with EICAR test virus attached and sending it to any email address within the network. If you are using MS Office Outlook, you will see the following:

 
 
 
 
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