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#1 Dennis H

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Posted 01 January 2006 - 02:46 PM

I down loaded SpywareGuard (2.2 version) today. I updated as soon as it finished down loading. I noticed that the last definition updates for this program were dated 1-22-04. Is this correct ?

Has there been no new definitions for this program in almost 2 years ?

Thank You for your time.

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Posted 01 January 2006 - 08:10 PM

Dennis H,

Hopefully this will answer your question.

SpywareGuard functions primarily based on heuristics, so it detects malware by seeing if ANYTHING breaks a preset bunch of rules. It does not use a definitions database specific to certain malware, so it doesn't need constant updating.

This is quoted from a post at this link. Scroll down to the 2nd post by Blinn, for the full post.

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#3 Dennis H

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Posted 02 January 2006 - 04:13 AM

Thanks for the reply Animal. I understand now.

Thanks Again,
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Edited by Dennis H, 02 January 2006 - 09:12 AM.

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