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Is there a place to download viruses for testing

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I am wanting to do some testing of Anti-Virus (protection in general) solutions against some of the infections I am seeing on computers these days.  I hate to wait and see of the solution is effective once an infection occurs.  I would rather intentionally infect a test computer and see if the chosen solution for protection is able to keep the infection from happening.

As an example, I had a consumer get infected with ThinkPoint just yesterday.  It was not protected with FREE AVG, so I had to perform a manual removal.  I would like to download the ThinkPoint infection onto a test computer that is running Norton and one that is running Trend to see if either are effective in preventing the infection.  The reason is that I am currently running these two enterprise solutions on some of my networks.
Chris Millard

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