If you want to see your Android security solution “in action” without exposing yourself so any danger, try our TestVirus app: “IKARUS TestVirus” contains the “EICAR Standard Anti-Virus Test File” that should be known by all professional anti-virus solution and that should be treated like a real virus. Our harmless test file allows you to watch how your Android virus scanner reacts in case of detecting a real virus, how you are notified and how to quickly get rid of the infection. Besides, you can test if all scan functions are working properly.
The security app IKARUS mobile.security shows the note “IKARUS TestVirus” when detecting the file. Other anti-virus solutions may show different names for the app or just classify it as common malware.
Download IKARUS TestVirus for Android devices on the GooglePlay Store: IKARUS TestVirus
More information on the EICAR Standard Anti-Virus Test File: http://www.eicar.org/86-0-Intended-use.html
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