[Full-Disclosure] Show me the Virrii!
nick at virus-l.demon.co.uk
Wed Jan 7 11:45:03 GMT 2004
Richard Maudsley <r_i_c_h at btopenworld.com> wrote:
> Sorry to bother you again,
That's OK -- you are a beginner in this area and clearly lacking 15+
years of historical knowledge so I expect you'll have _many more_ such
questions if you decide to continue persuing this endeavour...
> I've just read ( http://www.check-mark.com/checkmark/cm_av1.html ) that for
> LMS to be considered "real" protection, it must be able to detect (and deal
> with) all viruses on the following list:
Yep -- that is a "standard" certification criterion in most, if not
all, widely recognized virus detection tests and the like.
> I couldn't find a sample area on eciar.com, I did find a membership area
> for 30.
The person who replied earlier saying that you could join EICAR and
then get access to its virus collection was telling porkies (in fact,
TTBOMK, there is no such thing as an "EICAR virus collection" -- the
existence of such is not what the organization was formed for or
relevant to its stated goals and objectives..).
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