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When the Forti Gate unit connects to the FDN, it connects to the nearest FDS.
To do this, all Forti Gate units are programmed with a list of FDS addresses sorted by nearest time zone according to the time zone configured for the Forti Gate unit.
Traditional signature and heuristic file scanning engines form the backbone of Symantec’s security solutions; these engines use dozens of techniques to scan files for both known as well as unknown threats.
Technologies designed to block attacks just as they transition from the network cable or wireless network to the computer, before they have a chance to establish residency in a physical file on a user’s computer. Behavioral-based protection technology observes actively running threats on your computer and can terminate running programs if they exhibit malicious behaviors; this technology provides proactive protection from entirely new, previously unseen attacks.
A unique string of bits, or the binary pattern, of a virus.
I've noticed that antivirus signature was out of date (18811)I've found this link https://forums.comodo.com/antivirus-faq-cis/where-can-i-download-the-latest-full-av-database-t47164.0.htmland I've downloaded the latest full database.
While it might be fine for most users, letting your antivirus package update itself every few minutes isn’t great if you have a very small limit on your internet connection or it’s not very fast and constant updates are eating up your bandwidth, such as when using a mobile dongle on your laptop for example.
It’s also true that if you disable the updates or have computers that are constantly offline and not connected to the internet for long periods or at all, the virus definitions will get badly outdated in no time and your computer becomes more vulnerable.
You can update your antivirus and IPS signatures using the Update AV and IPS signatures on a regular basis.
If you do not update AV and IPS signatures regularly, the Forti Gate unit can become vulnerable to new viruses.