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Offline Be Secure

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Streaming Updates
« on: February 19, 2016, 05:36:41 AM »
Why Avast! Streaming Updates so down in last 24 hours i recived only 32 streaming updates???What happend to avast! and Team?Is anyone has answer?
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Re: Streaming Updates
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2016, 11:41:30 AM »
See my post here:
https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=182972.0

No concrete explanations from Avast yet.

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Re: Streaming Updates
« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2016, 01:12:19 PM »
Sorry for the confusion - took as a while to realize what's going on.
Nothing has really changed regarding the updates you are receiving, just the number on the statistics window is different.

Up to recently, if your computer was shut down for a while (overnight, for example), it received a big number of streaming updates when it went online again (could be hundreds of updates). Those updates were sent one after another - and it was quite slow (it could have taken a few seconds to deliver one update - so if you multiply it by the number of missing updates, it could take quite a while).
Recently we did some improvements and started to deliver "multiupdates" - so if you have been offline for some time, you won't receive hundreds of small updates when you start the computer, but instead you'll get one big update (or a few of them). Those bigger updates deliver exactly the same content as the big number of small updates would have, they are just aggregated into bigger packages.

The statistics page shows the number of packages transferred via the "streaming updates" channel - it doesn't distinguish between small or big packages, each counts as one. So that's why you see a low number there - your computer was offline for a while and received one big package. If your computer had been online the whole time, it would have received hundred small packages instead - and the number on the statistics page would have been bigger; the content you received is the same though.

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Re: Streaming Updates
« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2016, 01:35:15 PM »
Thanks@igor. One thing that i submitted a file(Trojan)via Virus chest at  5.30 am and still not block.It is a zero day trojan only 4 Av company has able to block it.VT Link:https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/c50c1218deb7a5279de13fde97a1ae3215112636a69cfdac3956afc514f33a35/analysis/1455885166/Streaming updates should block them but it don't.Why?It is long time after submisson.
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