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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 02/22/2017 02/22/2017 177.81 MB 4697BCF21A54EDADBC38327E52DED29E

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 02/22/2017 02/22/2017 155.05 MB C8E627FB5375562993435843D335E585

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 02/22/2017 02/22/2017 69.94 MB 532960D4A2DAF2AF87D3461134042F2B

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 02/22/2017 02/22/2017 73.76 MB F6E2D1F5A4CD88F22C9A6558C5E14864

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 02/22/2017 02/22/2017 179.27 MB 5CA4B25CB58C8A88F05EA5C4804C2366

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 02/22/2017 02/22/2017 155.08 MB B5840B235AB85B9C1F45D53E8CDF3E8F

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 02/22/2017 02/22/2017 71.4 MB E515597F8413BE978AA7E290A1913495

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 02/22/2017 02/22/2017 73.79 MB 43509B188D39121D4380DC263ED10173

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-unix.sh | FTP 02/22/2017 02/22/2017 418.16 MB C031931F556A99B6DB73F85D29D5082D

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
vd4cac10.jdb | FTP 02/22/2017 02/22/2017 223.71 MB B604ED541E28BFF19D4EC994C54538EE

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 02/22/2017 02/22/2017 78.17 MB 9CA6422BEC1945DF8D849A5E0D085654

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 02/22/2017 02/22/2017 85.77 MB F4FF35E5FE8021C3407234B704470D2E

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 02/22/2017 02/22/2017 178.68 MB 96102F8F685D0762E7E2F27E747760C4

Supports the following versions of Symantec antivirus software:

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