Erik Jakobsen eja at URBAKKEN.DK
Mon Jan 12 19:03:04 GMT 2004

Hello folks.

>> What I usually do is send it to myself from my Yahoo! Account.
>Thanks Ugo. I'll do the same here :-)
>> Ugo

I did send one of the Eicar testfiles to myself. It was detected by f-prot
and clamav, but unfortunately not by antivir :-)

What the heck is wrong here ?. Any suggestions ?.


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   ClamAV: contains Eicar-Test-Signature
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