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Re: And 45 days after I sent the worm to AVAST
Differences in definitions, the "engine" doesn't exist in a vacuum - it
is more like a "engine/definitions" set that may contain disparity
despite the engines being the same.
A submitted file scanner wouldn't have the luxury of context. I wouldn't
expect identical results from an installation of Avast! against an
Avast! file submission scanner.
Okay, so I don't know how Avast! works, but it would be possible that
the "program" does some preparatory work (such as unpacking archives )
prior to giving the "engine" a go at the results. If this is the case,
even more reason to expect variance.
Sometimes, a file's contents changes subtly during transmission - maybe
not that often anymore...