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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 03/28/2017 03/28/2017 159.8 MB 92C6A9489DF6EA04A9A19677470189F0

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 03/28/2017 03/28/2017 132.69 MB 21DA5E652B219F703A56491F81AD4EE0

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 03/28/2017 03/28/2017 48.6 MB E5E26B1EF478ED183A2CCA0441052EA8

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 03/28/2017 03/28/2017 51.34 MB 31B2BD416CF5C9B3B11CECE5B17D7A56

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
symrapidreleasedefscore15-v5i64.exe | FTP 03/28/2017 03/28/2017 161.26 MB E46DB9613C0B755248CE00C8F6127EDB

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 03/28/2017 03/28/2017 132.72 MB 470533B4E27397CF18519B049DADF486

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 03/28/2017 03/28/2017 50.06 MB 889A698D4103559959EE8E9CB9584720

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 03/28/2017 03/28/2017 51.37 MB 1FE366BCA214F0BD9110ACE96BC49B73

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 03/28/2017 03/28/2017 52.49 MB D8E90F5F1DDE34C697D326717E96DA78

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
symrapidreleasedefscore15-unix.sh | FTP 03/28/2017 03/28/2017 380.96 MB FDA1B7D92EE8D98ABEB7DC4C4854112D

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
vd4cf804.jdb | FTP 03/28/2017 03/28/2017 202.46 MB EDFD339309B0B51F20BD257FB6811879

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 03/28/2017 03/28/2017 58.12 MB 2F11D512542CA2589BAB248C2194FDCF

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 03/28/2017 03/28/2017 59.63 MB 4478B8308AA13E2246ACE990511DCE94

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
symrapidreleasedefscore15sds.jdb | FTP 03/28/2017 03/28/2017 152.31 MB DF51817D8913DA9199490E40C606E2FD

Supports the following versions of Symantec antivirus software:

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