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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 09/26/2017 09/26/2017 188.07 MB AF708690E644720CEE5B96E3FF8B8236

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 09/26/2017 09/26/2017 166.01 MB 8B1F3116F78790E04DB6573629F4D048

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 09/26/2017 09/26/2017 70.48 MB 91CC6274A04F0E184552EBB9BF600B54

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 09/26/2017 09/26/2017 76.39 MB 458BDE786EC897B312B5AA7024535680

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 09/26/2017 09/26/2017 76.35 MB EE8E25AC875391311739CBD40E7C9EA3

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 09/26/2017 09/26/2017 189.56 MB 9BA504F8C53A6A6C1F7172C756B5DC57

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 09/26/2017 09/26/2017 166.04 MB 74471AC228EA17B41ED3756E2064A222

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 09/26/2017 09/26/2017 71.97 MB 4EDB57BE09705CB9FF1627920A79E976

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 09/26/2017 09/26/2017 76.42 MB D6964A151D89F8826072246B2F61186F

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 09/26/2017 09/26/2017 77.56 MB F8322493DC3F8F44D0FD45A00E472436

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 09/26/2017 09/26/2017 77.53 MB 8EFCDF70D1F1C5752801D205DC8705DC

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 09/26/2017 09/26/2017 437.94 MB 94606A47DFEF49E8F1FBC3A476E51A90

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 09/26/2017 09/26/2017 236.21 MB A0D1E6638DBADEC848C1A402CBFE59D1

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 09/26/2017 09/26/2017 84.41 MB D810404167D722EBFC1650D74CAFC940

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 09/26/2017 09/26/2017 89.24 MB BF3F7FA5B0969457A5EBCE2B77E7DEE7

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 09/26/2017 09/26/2017 89.2 MB EB2E798DEB57CC8D75589684DB014D3D

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 09/26/2017 09/26/2017 191.53 MB 6DC38D18607A57972886EF10814B8002

Supports the following versions of Symantec antivirus software:

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