Why Does Virus Definitions Decrease After Update?

wajihero
edited June 2014 in Update

hi,


i noticed the following:


Before update look at virus signatures: (this relates to beta version)


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After update:


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and this is today:


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Why are virus definitions decreasing after update??

Comments

  • Most likely consolidating signatures into class groups. In other words, one signature may detect 100+ variants of one type of virus, so all variants get consolidated in to one signature.

  • Most likely consolidating signatures into class groups. In other words, one signature may detect 100+ variants of one type of virus, so all variants get consolidated in to one signature.


    hmmm. yea that does sounds logical. thanks for the reply but will also want to hear it from the bitdefender team as well

  • Rohugh
    Rohugh ✭✭

    It has been asked and answered before by Georgia in this thread

  • It has been asked and answered before by Georgia in this thread


    oh thanks alot mate :)

  • Georgia
    Georgia ✭✭✭

    Thank you for indicating the link to the already existing topic, Rohugh.


    I am now closing this thread.

This discussion has been closed.

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