Test Virus Download Site

Testing your firewall and desktop\server virus scanning.

Disclaimer: Because Focus doesn't know how your IT is setup, you need to be cautious on how you use these tests.  Antivirus / AntiMalware software can be configured in many different ways and we do recommend that you do these tests in conjunction with or in consultation of your IT provider to ensure this will not cause you any problems.

https://www.eicar.org/85-0-Download.html

Download options :

Each of these links will test a different way a virus can be delivered. The top line (http) will be the ones that will show you if basic scanning is configured on your firewall. HTTPS requires more configuration on your network and firewall to enable.

When trying to download the “eicar.com” file,  this shows your Fortinet firewall blocking it. Also, showing WHO was logged on to the PC to download it (advanced firewall configuration required).

Showing the Antivirus on my local PC blocking the download:

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