Update F-Secure 18.4 released

show-Zi

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Nope, not mine. I also have the exact same extension version. Perhaps try re-install it might help. 🤷‍♂️

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F-Secure does not recognize the portable version of Firefox very well, making it difficult to reinstall add-ons. The addon I'm using now pulled in the .xpi file that was linked on the official forum. The update is working fine and 2022.07.05 is the last updated date.
 

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F-Secure does not recognize the portable version of Firefox very well, making it difficult to reinstall add-ons. The addon I'm using now pulled in the .xpi file that was linked on the official forum. The update is working fine and 2022.07.05 is the last updated date.
Aha the portable version. That makes sense on your issue.

Glad to hear the update solved it. (y)
 

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Is it better to submit samples to FSecure directly or Avira? Avira response seems very fast.
I mean, you can do both but realistically speaking you are a F-Secure customer and the whole point of Avira selling their engine SDK to F-Secure is to not take on the load of all of their downstream engine users. Also, F-Secure may choose to have an engine other than Avira handle the threat you report.

I think that's an important distinction about F-Secure. Unlike certain AVs that contain a third party engine which does almost everything (e.g. ZoneAlarm with Kaspersky), in F-Secure's world, the signature scanner plays an important role but IMO not dominantly so for the kind of emerging threats being tested by these tests or the Hub. A big part of that protection comes from F-Secure Cloud, their in-house Hydra engine (which has been providing most of the Office VBS / macro virus detections seen in the Hub), and of course DeepGuard.
 
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