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Rapid Release Virus Definitions

Rapid release virus definitions have undergone basic quality assurance testing by Symantec Security Response. The primary focus of these definitions are the rapid detection of newly emerging threats and they may be augmented later with more robust detection capabilities. While Symantec Security Response makes every effort to ensure that all virus definitions function correctly, you should understand that rapid release-quality virus definitions do pose some risks such as the higher potential for false positives. Rapid release definitions are most useful for perimeter defenses or for all protection tiers as a means of mitigating fast spreading virus outbreaks.
Symantec Security Response offers the following rapid release-quality packages:
File Name Creation Date Release Date File Size MD5 | all
symrapidreleasedefscore15-v5i32.exe | FTP 11/19/2017 11/19/2017 181.74 MB 7DCE2AB0465A50520A004DBFB077DB50

Supports the following versions of Symantec antivirus software:

  • Norton AntiVirus / Norton Internet Security (later than 2012)
  • Norton AntiVirus / Norton Internet Security 2008/2009/2010/2011/2012
  • Norton 360 (later than 6.0)
  • Norton 360 version 2.0/3.0/4.0/5.0/6.0
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2 and later
  • Symantec Protection Engine 7.x for Windows
  • Symantec Mail Security for Domino (32-bit) v 8.1.3 (or higher)
  • Symantec Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange v 7.5.2 (or higher)
File Name Creation Date Release Date File Size MD5 | all
symrapidreleasedefscore15sds-v5i32.exe | FTP 11/19/2017 11/19/2017 159.9 MB B735524134F6282562378B2B2FC5F58C

Supports the following versions of Symantec antivirus software:

  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.0 and later (Dark-Network Client only)
File Name Creation Date Release Date File Size MD5 | all
symrapidreleasedefscore3-v5i32.exe | FTP 11/19/2017 11/19/2017 60.21 MB 22E82541C0C8B7F345946D78D42CD51D

Supports the following versions of Symantec antivirus software:

  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.6 (Reduced-Size Client only)
File Name Creation Date Release Date File Size MD5 | all
symrapidreleasedefscore3sds-v5i32.exe | FTP 11/19/2017 11/19/2017 65.5 MB 96CD50059C51BA36B17D81D0EE1A9AB8

Supports the following versions of Symantec antivirus software:

  • Norton Security (version 22.7.x.x and later)
  • Norton Security with Backup (version 22.7.x.x and later)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.0 and later
File Name Creation Date Release Date File Size MD5 | all
symrapidreleasedefscore31sds-v5i32.exe | FTP 11/19/2017 11/19/2017 65.46 MB 9556D762ECA4490B60626B91B57825FC

Supports the following versions of Symantec antivirus software:

  • Symantec Endpoint Protection Cloud (version 22.10)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.0 RU1 (Low-Bandwidth clients only)
File Name Creation Date Release Date File Size MD5 | all
symrapidreleasedefscore15-v5i64.exe | FTP 11/19/2017 11/19/2017 183.22 MB 88560EEBB9E00B86A9981BB548DB0588

Supports the following versions of Symantec antivirus software:

  • Norton AntiVirus / Norton Internet Security (later than 2012) for 64-bit OS only
  • Norton AntiVirus / Norton Internet Security 2008/2009/2010/2011/2012 for 64-bit OS only
  • Norton 360 (later than 6.0) for 64-bit OS only
  • Norton 360 version 2.0/3.0/4.0/5.0/6.0 for 64-bit OS only
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 for 64-bit OS only
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2 and later for 64-bit OS only
  • Symantec Mail Security for Domino (64-bit) v 8.0.5
  • Symantec Protection Engine 7.x for Windows (64-bit)
  • Symantec Mail Security for Domino (64-bit) v 8.1.3 (or higher)
File Name Creation Date Release Date File Size MD5 | all
symrapidreleasedefscore15sds-v5i64.exe | FTP 11/19/2017 11/19/2017 159.93 MB 30E62764110B9682E43754F908CD0865

Supports the following versions of Symantec antivirus software:

  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.0 and later (Dark-Network Client only)
File Name Creation Date Release Date File Size MD5 | all
symrapidreleasedefscore3-v5i64.exe | FTP 11/19/2017 11/19/2017 61.7 MB 3CB03535D69C60A20F9F464D3A13A741

Supports the following versions of Symantec antivirus software:

  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.6 (Reduced-Size Client only)
File Name Creation Date Release Date File Size MD5 | all
symrapidreleasedefscore3sds-v5i64.exe | FTP 11/19/2017 11/19/2017 65.54 MB 043406CD3C35EF6425D1F16B9BDF085A

Supports the following versions of Symantec antivirus software:

  • Norton Security (version 22.7.x.x and later)
  • Norton Security with Backup (version 22.7.x.x and later)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.0 and later
File Name Creation Date Release Date File Size MD5 | all
symrapidreleasedefscore3sds-v5N64.exe | FTP 11/19/2017 11/19/2017 66.75 MB 76469A201112DD23031C72D977417258

Supports the following versions of Symantec antivirus software:

  • Norton Security 22.9.x.x (Native 64-bit)
  • Norton Security with Backup 22.9.x.x (Native 64-bit)
File Name Creation Date Release Date File Size MD5 | all
symrapidreleasedefscore31sds-v5n64.exe | FTP 11/19/2017 11/19/2017 66.71 MB E7295817BBA677C1250C540102F1D524

Supports the following versions of Symantec antivirus software:

  • Symantec Endpoint Protection Cloud (version 22.10)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.0 RU1 (Low-Bandwidth clients only)
File Name Creation Date Release Date File Size MD5 | all
symrapidreleasedefscore15-unix.sh | FTP 11/19/2017 11/19/2017 424.3 MB 31702E167FF05DC38AA7356707F155DB

Supports the following versions of Symantec antivirus software:

  • Symantec AntiVirus/Filtering 3.2 for Domino (AIX, Solaris, Linux)
  • Symantec AntiVirus for Linux (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Symantec Mail Security for SMTP v 5.x for Linux/Solaris
  • Symantec Scan Engine 5.x for Linux/Solaris
  • Symantec AntiVirus for Caching/Messaging/NAS for Linux/Solaris
  • Symantec Mail Security for Domino (32-bit) v 8.0.x for AIX
  • Symantec Protection Engine 7.x for Linux/Solaris
File Name Creation Date Release Date File Size MD5 | all
vdupdate.jdb | FTP 11/19/2017 11/19/2017 227.98 MB FEEDB4B8375B7B86222BF2707959A7B8

Supports the following versions of Symantec antivirus software:

  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2 and later
File Name Creation Date Release Date File Size MD5 | all
symrapidreleasedefscore3.jdb | FTP 11/19/2017 11/19/2017 71.88 MB A7EC9247C554B7009DC73E238477DBA2

Supports the following versions of Symantec antivirus software:

  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.6 (Reduced-Size Client only)
File Name Creation Date Release Date File Size MD5 | all
symrapidreleasedefscore3sds.jdb | FTP 11/19/2017 11/19/2017 76.51 MB 4853DFAB6E88FFC7A12E392994FC7D72

Supports the following versions of Symantec antivirus software:

  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.0 and later
File Name Creation Date Release Date File Size MD5 | all
symrapidreleasedefscore31sds.jdb | FTP 11/19/2017 11/19/2017 76.46 MB 532D0B733F0D32AFAF891F57A29253FF

Supports the following versions of Symantec antivirus software:

  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.0 RU1 (Low-bandwidth client only)
File Name Creation Date Release Date File Size MD5 | all
symrapidreleasedefscore15sds.jdb | FTP 11/19/2017 11/19/2017 183.98 MB 70592C6077BD05E464F82C055BF9EEB5

Supports the following versions of Symantec antivirus software:

  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.0 and later (Dark-Network Client only)
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