As part of its policy of continually developing and enhancing
its software solutions, Sophos is pleased to announce the release
of Sophos Anti-Virus 3.55n. This non-standard version (NSV)
includes enhanced file handling for the following file types:
Embedded objects within RTF files are handled and scanned as
they are when embedded in Microsoft Word documents.
Files in Unix ELF are now handled correctly when scanned.
UUEncoded and Zipmail files are scanned when archive scanning is
The handling of MIME and HTML files has been improved.
Furthermore, Sophos Anti-Virus for NetWare includes Novell
Cluster Services support.
In all other aspects the NSV offers the same virus detection
capabilities as the default version and can use the same IDE files
(in other words, March 2002 version 3.55).
Customers are invited to try the
non-standard version if they wish, or continue to use the
standard version of Sophos Anti-Virus until it is replaced by the