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Offline Justin_22

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Re: Streaming Updates
« Reply #30 on: March 31, 2013, 09:03:28 PM »
I haven't  had a streaming update in over 24hrs now. I hope they get this fixed soon. I enjoy feeling like im always up-to-date. :)
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Re: Streaming Updates
« Reply #31 on: March 31, 2013, 09:25:15 PM »
in spain no conexion cloud and no streaming updates
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Re: Streaming Updates
« Reply #32 on: March 31, 2013, 09:35:31 PM »
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If Cloud connection is down, then so is FileRep, meaning there won't be any FileRepMalware detections, there won't be any reputation warnings. That seems like a bigger issue than it appears at first.
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Re: Streaming Updates
« Reply #33 on: March 31, 2013, 09:47:16 PM »
It is now going on 24 hours since the last streaming update. My question is would you feel secure doing online banking or online shopping or doing your tax return online?

The streaming updates are over and above the regular virus definitions updates. When a new virus definitions update is available it also contains the previous streaming updates. So you aren't missing out if the streaming updates experience any issues, you just get them with the regular virus definition updates, just not as quickly.

I'm not sure it's that simple. If Cloud connection is down, then so is FileRep, meaning there won't be any FileRepMalware detections, there won't be any reputation warnings. That seems like a bigger issue than it appears at first...
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Re: Streaming Updates
« Reply #34 on: March 31, 2013, 09:49:07 PM »
I have asked head of virus lab on twitter hopefully I'll get a response ASAP.

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Re: Streaming Updates
« Reply #35 on: March 31, 2013, 10:33:40 PM »
It is now going on 24 hours since the last streaming update. My question is would you feel secure doing online banking or online shopping or doing your tax return online?

The streaming updates are over and above the regular virus definitions updates. When a new virus definitions update is available it also contains the previous streaming updates. So you aren't missing out if the streaming updates experience any issues, you just get them with the regular virus definition updates, just not as quickly.

I'm not sure it's that simple. If Cloud connection is down, then so is FileRep, meaning there won't be any FileRepMalware detections, there won't be any reputation warnings. That seems like a bigger issue than it appears at first...

Well I too don't think it is that simple as I don't know if both are dealt with on the same servers.
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Re: Streaming Updates
« Reply #36 on: March 31, 2013, 10:37:11 PM »
If client is NOT connected to the cloud, does it even matter which server handles what if you're not connected in the first place?
It's like worrying if an unplugged TV will consume power from a hydro power plant or from a nuclear power plant. It's irrelevant since it's not even plugged into the power grid... same here...
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Re: Streaming Updates
« Reply #37 on: March 31, 2013, 10:44:02 PM »
That is the thing, there is no differentiation for the FileRep and streaming updates.web

The only thing we can look at relates to the Streaming updates: nothing about the other cloud related services.
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Re: Streaming Updates
« Reply #38 on: April 01, 2013, 06:47:26 AM »
Actually you can.

Security tab, Cloud Intelligence part of the screen. You have Reputation Services there and if you're not connected to the cloud i'd say it's not even working.

I'm also surprised that no one has managed to comment this issue from avast! team. Holidays or not, this is quite severe issue imo.
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Re: Streaming Updates
« Reply #39 on: April 01, 2013, 09:56:51 AM »
two days, not stream updates ,not filerep :-[
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Re: Streaming Updates
« Reply #40 on: April 01, 2013, 10:03:17 AM »
Still the same here too 

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Re: Streaming Updates
« Reply #41 on: April 01, 2013, 10:19:31 AM »
The avast team should make a statement of the problem and when it will be resolved.  :(
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Re: Streaming Updates
« Reply #42 on: April 01, 2013, 10:37:17 AM »
Hi,

I got the reply from head of virus lab : "Can't see anything wrong with the status of cloud. Weird."
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Re: Streaming Updates
« Reply #43 on: April 01, 2013, 10:42:06 AM »
That is weird indeed.

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Re: Streaming Updates
« Reply #44 on: April 01, 2013, 10:53:46 AM »
Two days so far with no Streaming Updates for me.