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Quick question...

During a scan of an infected system, are the entries that are labeled "variant" a heuristic detection (not strictly defined by a signature)?

Just curious to know what is a detection based on heuristics versus a variant that was labeled during the creation of the then current spyware definitions.

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Quick question...

During a scan of an infected system, are the entries that are labeled "variant" a heuristic detection (not strictly defined by a signature)?

Just curious to know what is a detection based on heuristics versus a variant that was labeled during the creation of the then current spyware definitions.

Some of the variants are heuristic/smart definition based, some aren't - we don't differentiate between the two as the smart definitions are just part of our normal definitions so there is no reason to differentiate the detections.

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Some of the variants are heuristic/smart definition based, some aren't - we don't differentiate between the two as the smart definitions are just part of our normal definitions so there is no reason to differentiate the detections.

Thanks for the reply and information.

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