Internet filter?

Discussion in 'NOD32 version 2 Forum' started by iztok, Dec 9, 2003.

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  1. iztok

    iztok Guest

    Internet filter? What is this?

    NOD32 Antivirus System information
    Virus signature database version:   1.575 (2003120:cool:
    Dated:   8. december 2003
    Virus signature database build:   4088

    Information on other scanner support parts
    Advanced heuristics module version:   1.004 (2003102:cool:
    Advanced heuristics module build:   1037
    Internet filter version:   1.001 (20031104)
    Internet filter build:   1012
    Archive support module version:   1.008 (20031127)
    Archive support module build version:   1078

    Information on installed components
    NOD32 For Windows NT/2000/XP/2003 - Base
    Version:   2.000.8
    NOD32 For Windows NT/2000/XP/2003 - Internet support
    Version:   2.000.8
    NOD32 for Windows NT/2000/XP/2003 - Standard component
    Version:   2.000.8
  2. NewNOD

    NewNOD Guest


    Read my posts here:;start=15

    Note that the Internet Filter did not appear in my "Information on other scanner support parts" as of the date of that post, but they are there (as they are in yours) now.

    Also, note my comments regarding IMON scanning HTTP, FTP, and other winsock protocals as opposed to simply scanning email (SMTP).

    Furthermore, note all of the initial problems with the latest update related to other protocals unrelated to SMTP:

    - Reports of internet connectivity slowdown
    - Reports of localhost connection slowdown
    - Reports of NNTP connection slowdown or halt

    Hoping to not again raise the ire of Jan, looks like they tried to implement some of the extended IMON functionality this time around and it didn't quite work out for everyone (a secondary update has resolved the symptoms for me and others:

    This is just a THEORY postulated because of some deduction and some time on my hands.
  3. mrtwolman

    mrtwolman Eset Staff Account

    Dec 5, 2002
    Sources said the two files are scanner for packet worms (Codered variants, SQLSlammer, Lovsan, Nachi).
  4. Marcos

    Marcos Eset Staff Account

    Nov 22, 2002
    In a nutshell, the role of Internet filter is to intercept exploits made by such worms like Lovsan, Red Code, Nachi, etc.
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