Monthly Archives: January 2009

EICAR test Virus

I had never heard of the EICAR test virus before.  EICAR stands for European Institute for Computer Antivirus Research.  Basically it’s just a 68 or 70 byte com program that all major antivirus should pick up as a virus.  This enables you to test the functionality of your antivirus program without the risk of using […]

Repeat Perl Script

Wrote this 7 line simple perl script a while ago. I can’t believe how many times this has come in very handy. Simply create an ‘in.txt’ file and separate your variables with a newline. Adjust the print statement to reflect what you’ll want to do and pipe the output to a file. Perfect for creating […]