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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 01/16/2018 01/16/2018 166.6 MB A2905515946F1F4A51B6EE6708FB9E56

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 01/16/2018 01/16/2018 142.62 MB 8FEE5B0312EA08EB58E9CF454C549529

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 01/16/2018 01/16/2018 60.95 MB B34334139E40A663CD328854F979570F

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 01/16/2018 01/16/2018 66.67 MB 7BA01C1CE3467C41BEE4FC3C1B46F7FD

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 01/16/2018 01/16/2018 67.28 MB 58A274ECB44E2732D795CFA9C0E4EC17

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 01/16/2018 01/16/2018 168.09 MB 0056A33120DF08A5346A601758904C65

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 01/16/2018 01/16/2018 142.65 MB 5FA83E4D9359234A762D0106F96F8339

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 01/16/2018 01/16/2018 62.44 MB 91B7B49B432A6C6B697BD9EEBBBDD5E7

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 01/16/2018 01/16/2018 66.7 MB A4569A2056B6D7BB5A75B27DAB2DA3F2

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 01/16/2018 01/16/2018 67.91 MB C880A6F37204DF3EF0D7F882D29C5B23

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 01/16/2018 01/16/2018 68.53 MB 35C33F0442FF67167C91BD906E5FE273

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 01/16/2018 01/16/2018 389.18 MB B935D74EBCF75E3BED5F37A391EB327F

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 11/27/2017 11/27/2017 224.79 MB CB18E8A850BB33C2CF6654FDB8CD82DA

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 01/16/2018 01/16/2018 73.06 MB D9E60D657F88D3419C15815C283ADD4E

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 01/16/2018 01/16/2018 78.15 MB 03AD119AA1DAB5EC789D8817109AB8F1

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 01/16/2018 01/16/2018 78.83 MB 5A625000C48C25324AA8629E73E5032A

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 01/16/2018 01/16/2018 164.27 MB 96E102E3B4C7D82461FAECACB9F455CF

Supports the following versions of Symantec antivirus software:

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