icon/x Created with Sketch.

Splunk Cookie Policy

We use our own and third-party cookies to provide you with a great online experience. We also use these cookies to improve our products and services, support our marketing campaigns, and advertise to you on our website and other websites. Some cookies may continue to collect information after you have left our website. Learn more (including how to update your settings) here.
Accept Cookie Policy

Accept License Agreements

This app is provided by a third party and your right to use the app is in accordance with the license provided by that third-party licensor. Splunk is not responsible for any third-party apps and does not provide any warranty or support. If you have any questions, complaints or claims with respect to this app, please contact the licensor directly.

Thank You

Downloading TA-eicar
SHA256 checksum (ta-eicar_100.tgz) 022c58ffe7c99b3619d40811ff97ed1e32e43c06b5f4670aa2ebb56a5df33993
To install your download
For instructions specific to your download, click the Details tab after closing this window.

Flag As Inappropriate

TA-eicar

Admins: Please read about Splunk Enterprise 8.0 and the Python 2.7 end-of-life changes and impact on apps and upgradeshere.
Overview
Details
Need to provide evidence that your malware response on Linux is ready? Read on!

This TA randomly places the EICAR test file on common malware locations on the Linux file system and logs it's change out. This is helpful in testing your blue/purple team detection on the Linux platform. Provides evidence of incident response ability to auditors as well.

This saved the day in our PCI audit last year. The logs created a clear historical of incidents which we could easily compare to our SOC responses.

Learn More about EICAR here -
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EICAR_test_file

Installation/Platform

centOS 7.x tested
Splunk 7.3.1/8.0.2 tested but should run basically on 6.0+ and higher.
Create an index
Set index on inputs.conf and macros.conf
Install on Universal Forwarders, restart
Install on Heavy Forwarders, restart.
Install on Indexers, restart.
Install on Search heads, restart.

Example log created when TA-eicar lays down a EICAR test file

March 13 2020 20:26:47 app=eicar signature=1584145607 dest_ip=192.168.205.130 dest_file=EICAR.test.malware.1584145607 dest_dir=/usr/share dest=splunkui.contoso.local object=file object_type=file user=root vendor=eicar product="Malware Test App for Splunk" vendor_message="This script created a malware test string that should make a change on your filesystem that your antimalware solution believe there is an attack"

Release Notes

Version 1.0.0
March 14, 2020

3.13.2020.1 - daniel, initial version

1
Install
9
Downloads
Share Subscribe LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD

Subscribe Share

AppInspect Tooling

Splunk AppInspect evaluates Splunk apps against a set of Splunk-defined criteria to assess the validity and security of an app package and components.

Are you a developer?

As a Splunkbase app developer, you will have access to all Splunk development resources and receive a 10GB license to build an app that will help solve use cases for customers all over the world. Splunkbase has 1000+ apps and add-ons from Splunk, our partners and our community. Find an app or add-on for most any data source and user need, or simply create your own with help from our developer portal.

Follow Us:
© 2005-2020 Splunk Inc. All rights reserved.
Splunk®, Splunk>®, Listen to Your Data®, The Engine for Machine Data®, Hunk®, Splunk Cloud™, Splunk Light™, SPL™ and Splunk MINT™ are trademarks and registered trademarks of Splunk Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other brand names, product names, or trademarks belong to their respective owners.