This article explains changes to the numbering method used to distinguish monthly versions of Sophos Anti-Virus 4. These changes will take place with the January 2014 monthly release.
First seen in
Sophos Anti-Virus for Windows NT, version 4.6.x
Sophos Anti-Virus for Unix 4.96.0
Sophos Anti-Virus for NetWare 4.96.0
Sophos Anti-Virus for Linux 4.96.0
Sophos Anti-Virus version 4 monthly releases
Sophos Anti-Virus 4.x previously incremented by one minor version each month. For example 4.94 in October 2013 to 4.95 in November 2013. From January 2014, the version will change so that a third number is used. Therefore the January release will be 4.96.1 – updated from the December version 4.96. The February release will be 4.96.2 and so on. Example:
|Month of release || Product version |
|November 2013 ||4.95 |
|December 2013 ||4.96.0 |
|January 2014 ||4.96.1 |
|February 2014 ||4.96.2 |
|March 2014 ||4.96.3 |
See also Calendar of release dates for forthcoming versions of Sophos Anti-Virus.
The download of IDE files for Sophos Anti-Virus version 4 can still be found here.
Please note that the page does not show the minor versions changes as described above. You should download the IDE package that is relevant to the Virus data version in use on your systems.
If you are unsure of which package to download you can use the calendar (linked above) to determine the latest version of Sophos Anti-Virus. You can then use this to determine which IDE's package is relevant to your system.