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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 | HTTP 10/21/2019 10/21/2019 175.81 MB E60199971CBA1EF866954B86E1383419

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 | HTTP 10/21/2019 10/21/2019 154.48 MB 588E3EE764FF5E6AEB9C8C2E593C4668

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 | HTTP 10/21/2019 10/21/2019 45.16 MB 871AD1C8F7761EC79C3E697378BD6062

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 | HTTP 10/21/2019 10/21/2019 52.2 MB 539ED0DAAE912642408C4251D97974F4

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 | HTTP 10/21/2019 10/21/2019 52.38 MB 7C93983ACBDA98FBBF4039F570ADAD03

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 | HTTP 10/21/2019 10/21/2019 177.31 MB BAE2F47AE40BDF63960678D48B737C13

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 | HTTP 10/21/2019 10/21/2019 154.51 MB 403733E9A7716EE68254B3982A647196

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 | HTTP 10/21/2019 10/21/2019 46.66 MB 759A38A1FADD1C019EBAA91027C38F08

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 | HTTP 10/21/2019 10/21/2019 52.23 MB B9CAD3964DFF6B2FD5E69D9C17DA6C23

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-v5N64i32.exe | HTTP 10/21/2019 10/21/2019 52.19 MB 198723755F704AE470A0FBBCAA24FB78

Supports the following versions of Symantec antivirus software:

  • Norton Security 22.9.x.x (Native 64-bit, 32-bit Binary)
  • Norton Security with Backup 22.9.x.x (Native 64-bit, 32-bit Binary)
File Name Creation Date Release Date File Size MD5 | all
symrapidreleasedefscore3sds-v5N64i64.exe | HTTP 10/21/2019 10/21/2019 53.33 MB 0F3150DB7489C0BAEF3CBDD0126FDBDA

Supports the following versions of Symantec antivirus software:

  • Norton Security 22.9.x.x (Native 64-bit, 64-bit Binary)
  • Norton Security with Backup 22.9.x.x (Native 64-bit, 64-bit Binary)
File Name Creation Date Release Date File Size MD5 | all
symrapidreleasedefscore31sds-v5n64i32.exe | HTTP 10/21/2019 10/21/2019 52.37 MB 7DA694D3773DB712F93756C0F590A5A7

Supports the following versions of Symantec antivirus software:

  • Symantec Endpoint Protection Cloud (version 22.10, Native 64-bit, 32-bit Binary)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.0 RU1 (Low-Bandwidth, Native 64-bit clients only, 32-bit Binary)
File Name Creation Date Release Date File Size MD5 | all
symrapidreleasedefscore31sds-v5n64i64.exe | HTTP 10/21/2019 10/21/2019 53.51 MB B7C7F1F68D62EDE939794364EC53B64E

Supports the following versions of Symantec antivirus software:

  • Symantec Endpoint Protection Cloud (version 22.10, Native 64-bit, 64-bit Binary)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.0 RU1 (Low-Bandwidth, Native 64-bit clients only, 64-bit Binary)
File Name Creation Date Release Date File Size MD5 | all
symrapidreleasedefscore15-unix.sh | HTTP 10/21/2019 10/21/2019 395.19 MB FC0C7D38876002CCBA47CDC6FB6CBE75

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