OSI Security is pleased to announce the availability of the wicar.org website, which was designed to test the correct operation your anti-virus / anti-malware software.
The name "WICAR" is derived from the industry standard EICAR anti-virus test file, which is a non-dangerous file that all anti-virus products flag as a real virus and quarantine or act upon as such.
By being able to execute a test virus program safely, the end user or network administrator can ensure that the anti-virus software is correctly operating (without utilising a real virus which may damage the system should the anti-virus software fail to function).
With this service you can safely test your:
OSI Security was founded in 2010 in Sydney, Australia by Patrick Webster. With over a decade of consulting and penetration testing experience working with IT security start ups that have since matured into national corporations, working with government and law enforcement agencies on nationally significant public projects and covert intelligence systems, plus many years as an official Metasploit Framework exploit developer, the timing was right to venture back into the start up sector again.
With a vision to provide penetration testing, security auditing and risk management services to the Australian market, we launched in June 2010 backed by the Federal Government New Enterprise Incentive Scheme with zero investment capital to provide a fresh, personable alternative to the big players in the IT security sector.