To workaround issue: To avoid rebooting the system, SMC can also be restarted when the behavior occurs by running the command "smc -stop" followed by "smc -start".
On January 5th, 2015, Symantec Endpoint Protection version 11.0.x will reach end of support life.
In the content folder, if there is no SEP 12.1.x.x virus definition folder (), the SEP 12.1 client cannot obtain the correct definitions version.
The default "Content to Download for Client Types" setting for a new SEPM 14 install has "Standard and embedded clients(reduced-size content)" and "Dark network clients(standard-size content)" checked.
If your proxy caches or scans content, you should exclude content from the above sites.
Today's malware is attacking targets with more variation.
New variants are harder to detect with traditional antivirus solutions.
All customers were provided a complimentary extension. Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.x was a best-in-breed antimalware solution when it was released in 2007.
Over the past seven years, the threat landscape has changed considerably, with attackers finding new forms and disguises to compromise the security of their targets.