Friday, April 24, 2015

Test if McAfee is Working

If you need to see whether McAfee Antivirus is enabled and running you can use the EICARgen tool from Didier.

The commands are simple..
1.) Generate a test file called 'McAfeeTestFile.exe'
  EICARgen.exe write McAfeeTestFile.exe
2.) Generate a pdf file called 'McAfeeTestFile.pdf'
  EICARgen.exe pdf McAfeeTestFile.pdf

Immediately upon running this or dropping a file onto a McAfee protected host you should see the familiar popup

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