Thursday, June 6, 2013

Links to virus scan DAT updates and virus signature file updates for virus scan software vendors

Mysterious performance updates just show up all of a sudden?
Maybe a virus scan product updated itself today.

McAfee
http://www.mcafee.com/apps/downloads/security-updates/security-updates.aspx

Symantec
http://www.symantec.com/security_response/definitions.jsp

Trend Micro
http://downloadcenter.trendmicro.com/index.php?pattern_file=1

ESET
http://www.eset.com/us/threat-center/threatsense-updates/

Vipre
http://www.vipreantivirus.com/VIPRE-Antivirus/Definitions/

At the time of this writing, we have experienced 5 issues in 2 months that correspond with automatic updates to virus scan software. Some affected servers, some affected the end user desktops.