How To Make Your Own Fake Virus

How To Make Your Own Fake Virus 1

If you want to pretend that you are a dangerous hacker with the ability to take down any PC then here is a way to show off your skills. We are not telling how to make a real virus, it’s just a fake one just for the sake of fun. :)

We will be using Notepad for this purpose. Here we go…..

Open up a Notepad window, paste in the following text, and then save it.

X5O!P%@AP[4\PZX54(P^)7CC)7}$EICAR-STANDARD-ANTIVIRUS-TEST-FILE!$H+H*

After pasting, it should look like this…

& then you will almost instantly see a warning that you have created a virus, as long as you have got anti-virus installed and working. If you don’t see any warning, you should probably make sure your virus scanning software is properly enabled.