EICAR test virus MIME attachment text

This test virus was developed by the European Institute for Computer Anti-Virus Research (EICAR) to provide an easy (and safe!) way to test whether your anti-virus software is working.

The text in this post is encoded as if it was delivered from your MUA/MTA to a SMTP server.


Content-Type: multipart/mixed;
This is a multi-part message in MIME format.
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
Text goes here.  There is an attachment to this message containing a
Base-64 encoded copy of the EICAR test virus.  Hopefully it will be 
difficult for you to get this message and attachment accepted by
a mail server.
Content-Type: application/octet-stream;
Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64
Content-Disposition: attachment;



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