Thanks for pointing this out. What kinds of threats are you finding on these machines ?
Can you provide some details. By disabling the plugin, at least for Norton, you will give up quite a bit of protection....
Does MRG release the hashes for these samples they tested. I would be interested in replicating these results :-)
Seamonkey :-) Are you seeing any Download Insight alerts originating from SeaMonkey ?
Just to clarify, that as I mentioned in my post #37, I am able to repro the False Negative with the ransomware when it originates...
As you know NIS 2012 has multiple layers of protection. I disabled one of the layers ie.. Download Insight, to see how SONAR the behavioral-engine...
Thanks all. There appears to be some difference between the way you guys/gals are testing and I am testing. I just tested again with NIS 2012,...
Thanks CruelSister & Carlos.
I dont have access to SEP 12.1 at the moment so I tested with NIS 2011 which hasn't been updated for the last 2...
This has been fixed in build 184.108.40.206 which was posted a couple of days ago.
Could you PM me a link to this exe. I'd like to take a look.
SONAR Team, Symantec.
To clarify.. you are right clicking on a single clean file and it is taking a long time ? On my VM it completes in less than 2 seconds in the NIS...
This is an excellent question, and one that is debated quite a bit here at Symantec. The reality is that if there was some way for us...
This concern comes up a lot. When Norton detects a piece of malware, it will scan all load points i.e. RUn keys, BHOs, LSP etc (many...
Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 is in the final stages before release. We are very excited about the release of this product as it has a lot of...
To add to what Mark has already said..
There are many ways by which "new" malware can be detected proactively. Two of the most commonly...
The definition version should be right on the main screen at least in Norton Internet Security. Click the "X minutes ago" drop-down.
When we discover a vulnerability ourselves, we definitely let the vendor know using "responsible disclosure". However, as someone...
I can't speak for other products, but certainly for the Norton products you will loose a huge amount of protection if you disable the Network IPS...
This is correct.
SONAR Team, Symantec
There is whitelisting which is simply not practical in its purest form, there is blacklisting, which offers limited protection. And that leaves a...
As zombini indicated, I am not aware of any way for the user to change the rating.
No Zombini. What!
Based on the information provided, can anyone now tell if they are seeing false positives in SONAR ? or Norton Insight.
Also, keep in mind...
All background tasks in the Norton products are battery aware. Check out the attached screenshot. The green power-plug...
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