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NAI VirusScan DAT/Engine file updater

This script will check the local and remote VirusScan DAT/Engine file versions. If there is a newer version available from NAI, it will retrieve it and install it. A lot of checks are done to make very sure you will always have a working DAT/Engine file.

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Recent releases

  •  18 Mar 2004 21:46

    Release Notes: This release has many updates. There is a permission fix for the sometimes funny permissions that NAI sets, and a fix for proxies that add DOS-style EOLs.

    •  28 Feb 2003 22:13

      Release Notes: Wget is using passive FTP by default. It will restore from backup if the scan test fails. There is some cleanup after using strict and perl -w.

      •  28 Nov 2002 15:29

        Release Notes: Full MD5 checksum support was implemented. Logging was enhanced.

        •  24 Mar 2002 09:58

          Release Notes: This version is a complete rewrite and now retrieves data dynamically from the update.ini provided by NAI. An automatic engine update was added, along with customizable logging (3 log levels), and a built-in acid test with the Eicar test virus.


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