updated 01:25 am EDT, Tue August 26, 2003
A MacNN reader notes some important differences in the automatic and downloadable versions of (August 19, 2003 with 28,756 viruses identified). In addition, SoBig.F is only mentioned in the download version."
"Either the difference lies in virus classification changes with no effect on security or someone at Symantec is failing to push the updates through LiveUpdate and that would be inherently bad. Symantec should explain what the heck is going on and if necessary, correct the problem.
"This is not an isolated occurrence, as differences also existed last month with the LiveUpdate (July 1, 2003 with 28,219 viruses identified) and the and the Symantec's http download (July 10, 2003 with 28,282 viruses identified)."