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Symantec/Norton Certified Definitions Added, Decreased or Optimized?!
To see the huge changes, simply hit "view all definitions sets by month" @ this https://www.symantec.com/security_response/definitions/certified/ page.
(Needless to explain, Heur here means Heuristic. E.G., this SONAR.Heur.C!g1)
SONAR.Heur.C!g1 is a heuristic detection for suspicious processes based on certain attributes and behaviors.
This is cool news, for badware researchers, and product testers. See related info:
- https://community.norton.com/en/forums/norton-sds-definitions-2 (Norton SDS (aka, Static Data Scanner) Definitions; official document not found yet)
The rise of false detection could be "expected", as well.
Wait... and see, and keep up with the new BETA engine.
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