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Offline lukas.hasik

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NEW Avast version 24.4
« on: April 30, 2024, 06:50:36 PM »
Hello,
Please welcome the version 24.4 of Avast AV released on April 30th, 2024

Major public announcement:
  • Browser cookie protection – Password Protection now protects you against cookie theft. This new functionality helps protect your sensitive data that is stored in your browser cookies.
  • Real-time protection – We’ve improved messaging to let you know when your protection is running smoothly afetr you restart your computer.
  • Feedback Module – Check out the new and improved design so you can add feedback with ease.
  • Smart Scan – You will receive more info and results about any issues.
  • More bugfixes  - e.g. - changes related to passive mode when not all shields were enabled after passive mode was disabled, fixes to correctly starting of Firewall service, etc...


How to install:
« Last Edit: May 28, 2024, 06:44:27 PM by lukas.hasik »
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Re: NEW Avast version 24.4
« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2024, 07:37:27 PM »
Monitoring.
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Re: NEW Avast version 24.4
« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2024, 09:49:38 PM »
Hi Lukas

ahh, could this be the issue ive been having since updating this morning.
please check here https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=327343.0

Browser cookie protection – Password Protection now protects you against cookie theft. This new functionality helps protect your sensitive data that is stored in your browser cookies.

could this be why every email (home & work), all forums and facebook logs me out as soon as i close firefox even though i tick the keep me logged in box. I have avast pasword manager auto fill but with all the emails i have to go through the two factor authentication every single time so wait for another email to be sent to a scond account with a login code. luckily my phone stays logged into all the emails so i can receive the 2 factor authentication.
can individual users opt out of this cookie protection.
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Re: NEW Avast version 24.4
« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2024, 01:26:11 AM »
  • Browser cookie protection – Password Protection now protects you against cookie theft. This new functionality helps protect your sensitive data that is stored in your browser cookies.

I'm assuming if I don't have Password protection (i'm an Avast Free user), I won't gain this new feature?

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Re: NEW Avast version 24.4
« Reply #4 on: May 01, 2024, 09:40:07 AM »
  • Browser cookie protection – Password Protection now protects you against cookie theft. This new functionality helps protect your sensitive data that is stored in your browser cookies.

I'm assuming if I don't have Password protection (i'm an Avast Free user), I won't gain this new feature?

Yes this fuction is not for free version.

Thank you and good day!
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Re: NEW Avast version 24.4
« Reply #5 on: May 01, 2024, 11:39:35 AM »
Thanks for the new release :)
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Re: NEW Avast version 24.4
« Reply #6 on: May 02, 2024, 12:10:59 PM »
Hello,
Please welcome the version 24.4 of Avast AV released on April 30th, 2024

Major public announcement:
  • Browser cookie protection – Password Protection now protects you against cookie theft. This new functionality helps protect your sensitive data that is stored in your browser cookies.
  • Real-time protection – We’ve improved messaging to let you know when your protection is running smoothly afetr you restart your computer.
  • Feedback Module – Check out the new and improved design so you can add feedback with ease.
  • Smart Scan – You will receive more info and results about any issues.
These ads do not appear in the popup window that appears after you have performed the update and restarted.

There is only : "bug fix".
« Last Edit: May 02, 2024, 12:40:45 PM by chris... »

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Re: NEW Avast version 24.4
« Reply #7 on: May 04, 2024, 05:34:40 PM »
Hello,
Please welcome the version 24.4 of Avast AV released on April 30th, 2024

Major public announcement:
  • Browser cookie protection – Password Protection now protects you against cookie theft. This new functionality helps protect your sensitive data that is stored in your browser cookies.
  • Real-time protection – We’ve improved messaging to let you know when your protection is running smoothly afetr you restart your computer.
  • Feedback Module – Check out the new and improved design so you can add feedback with ease.
  • Smart Scan – You will receive more info and results about any issues.
These ads do not appear in the popup window that appears after you have performed the update and restarted.

There is only : "bug fix".

I just updated, and mine to show all the new features on restart pop-up. Perhaps they fixed that this week.
« Last Edit: May 04, 2024, 05:39:57 PM by Dinobot2 »

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Re: NEW Avast version 24.4
« Reply #8 on: May 04, 2024, 05:50:09 PM »
I just updated, and mine to show all the new features on restart pop-up. Perhaps they fixed that this week.
I hope so.

Now that everything's up to date for me, it's hard to tell whether it's a recent correction or a translation problem (French)?

Maybe it's possible to find this popup again at any time, but I don't know how.

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Re: NEW Avast version 24.4
« Reply #9 on: May 04, 2024, 05:52:52 PM »
Check your program version and build number. Mine are 24.4.6112 and 24.4.9067.762, respectively.

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Re: NEW Avast version 24.4
« Reply #10 on: May 04, 2024, 05:55:05 PM »
I updated on 30/4 and like Chris above there was no mention of password or cookies and just a 2 line of general bug fixes. i didnt get a screenshot this time.
mine is now same as above 24.4.6112 and 24.4.9067.762
« Last Edit: May 04, 2024, 05:57:43 PM by MrDJ »
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Re: NEW Avast version 24.4
« Reply #11 on: May 04, 2024, 08:56:55 PM »
24.4.6112 and 24.4.9067.762 too

and it was already exactly the same version when I updated it.

Probably the UI version has changed

I have 1.0.803 but I don't know if I had that when I updated.

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Re: NEW Avast version 24.4
« Reply #12 on: May 04, 2024, 11:44:09 PM »
Still has issue with restoring a quarantine file on dual boot systems.

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Re: NEW Avast version 24.4
« Reply #13 on: May 05, 2024, 07:32:51 AM »
I also have UI version 1.0.803.

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Re: NEW Avast version 24.4
« Reply #14 on: May 08, 2024, 04:36:57 AM »


    • Browser cookie protection – Password Protection now protects you against cookie theft. This new functionality helps protect your sensitive data that is stored in your browser cookies.
    • Real-time protection – We’ve improved messaging to let you know when your protection is running smoothly afetr you restart your computer.



    So this doesn't pop up for me on a restart. It pops up for me after I wake my computer from Sleep. I'm on Windows 10.

    EDIT: removed the wrong text. I was referring to the Real-time protection alert, not the Browser cookie protection. My mistake.
    « Last Edit: May 08, 2024, 03:37:28 PM by Dinobot2 »