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Offline mantra

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« on: July 23, 2003, 01:54:56 PM »
how many virii can the database include ?
is there a limit..max number..for example


it would be nice to see the virii included after a update..


a my curiosity is :how does the alwil team seek virii??
are u testing every virus , or?
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Offline Michal Zrůbecký

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Re:virus database
« Reply #1 on: July 24, 2003, 11:03:17 AM »
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how many virii can the database include ?
is there a limit..max number..for example
No, there´s no limit.

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it would be nice to see the virii included after a update..
Yes, it would be... Maybe in some next version...? It´s on the decision of our program manager. You can put this demand to the wishlist in this forum.

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how does the alwil team seek virii??
Mantra, this is our highly confidential secret. If we bring this know-how into the open, you can found new antiviral company!  ;D
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Offline igor

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Re:virus database
« Reply #2 on: July 24, 2003, 11:08:47 AM »
Well, in fact there might be some limits of the current database format (e.g. 4 bilions?)
But I'm sure that some other limits (e.g. file size on the Win9x systems) would be reached before...
Shortly, you don't have to worry about limits in any near future  8)
« Last Edit: July 24, 2003, 11:09:33 AM by igor »

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Re:virus database
« Reply #3 on: July 24, 2003, 11:43:51 AM »
because i would like to help  alwil team
i sent a lot of virii but they are zoo virii so , i think u don't care about them

it's difficult  send to u a new in the wild virus
 >:( >:( >:( >:(
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