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Offline Rick F

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Data base updates
« on: September 20, 2005, 11:50:01 PM »
Is there anyway to know what a virus data base update included?  I noticed today there were actually 2 updates (now on 0538-5).  Would this be due to another virus(s) definition added or... to correct a false postive?  Anyway of knowing?

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Re: Data base updates
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2005, 11:53:35 PM »
I'm not sure what you're trying to say but if you want find out what new virus signature files have been included in the updates, go here :):

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Re: Data base updates
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2005, 12:35:55 AM »
VPS update are issued as required and in periods of high virus activity there can be multiple updates in a day, I think the highest was 5 in one day. Yes if there has been a false positive notification it would have to be corrected and this would usually be included in the next update, I'm not certain if a VPS update would be solely for correction of a false positive.

If you have had a false positive and excluded the file you should periodically check scan it and if it passes you can remove the exclusion.
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Re: Data base updates
« Reply #3 on: September 21, 2005, 07:45:27 PM »
Thanks for the info.  Thanks for the link too.  That's what I was looking for.  :)
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