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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #240 on: November 03, 2015, 01:55:41 PM »
Avast AV 2016 Release-Version [11.1.2241]

Changelog/Fixes:
• NEW: Passwords
   - Avast can now manage your passwords and generate strong passwords for you. (Just one password to remember)
   - Checks your passwords security
   - Stores your passwords securely
   - Includes browser extensions for easier logging in and form filling
   - Generates strong passwords
• NEW: SafeZone browser
   - Replaced the SafeZone for safer shopping and banking in Pro, Internet Security and Premier
   - Shielded Window: To open there suspicious websites and to ensure full anonymity
   - Ad Blocking: Includes built in ad blocker extension
   - Video downloading for offline viewing
   - Easy setup: Automatically imports your bookmarks, history and cookies from your current default browser
   - Pay Mode: It isolates the session and protects it from possible keyloggers or other malicious software secretly lurking on your computer. With Pay Mode you can perform all your financial transactions in peace, without fear of your password or other personal details being stolen. Pay Mode runs automatically on banking site, but it can be also turned on manually.
• NEW: User interface
   - More space for content, easy control
• NEW: Feedback possible directly from program
   - Report bugs, feature requests and other suggestions easier
• IMPROVED: Home network security
   - Now detects more router vulnerabilites and shows more details
• IMPROVED: Installation
   - It should be now faster and less obtrusive
• IMPROVED: WebShield HTTPS Scanning
   - We introduced a new method of HTTPs scanning. It is used in Firefox, Chrome and Opera. It works without changing the certificates and the security parameters and certificates are verified by the browser itself, including checks for untrusted or revoked certificates.
• Many other minor tweaks and fixes

Infos & Feedback: https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=178585.0
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #241 on: November 13, 2015, 05:56:02 AM »
Avast AV 2016 SP1 Beta1 [11.1.2242]

Changelog/Fixes:
- Updated CEF -> fixes some crashes of GUI
- HTTPS scanning now supports SPDY protocol
- Cut texts in menu fixed
- Fixes in SecureDNS
- Fixed missing Spanish language in Home network security

Known issues:
- Pay mode in SafeZone browser doesn't work on Windows XP


« Last Edit: November 20, 2015, 05:22:35 AM by Asyn »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #242 on: November 20, 2015, 05:19:40 AM »
Avast AV 2016 SP1 Beta2 [11.1.2243]

Changelog/Fixes:
- Setup launch should be now faster (less time on the first loader)
- Fixed crashes in web shield
- Other bug fixes

Known issues:
- Pay mode in SafeZone browser doesn't work on Windows XP


« Last Edit: November 27, 2015, 06:09:08 AM by Asyn »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #243 on: November 26, 2015, 11:20:56 PM »
Avast AV 2016 SP1 Beta3 [11.1.2244]

Changelog/Fixes:
+ Fixed problems with browsing on Windows XP
+ Fixed issues with expired certificates needed for HTTPS scanning
+ Passwords extension for Firefox is now signed
+ SafeZone browser should now automatically import bookmarks from old SafeZone
+ Popup not shown when just checking for latest version ( https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=179633.0 )
+ Added icons for scans
+ Fixed missing option to delete custom scan
+ Added option to disable the email signature to Setttings-> General ( https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=179178.0 )
+ Returned shortcut for SafeZone browser to systray menu

Known issues:
- Pay mode in SafeZone browser doesn't work on Windows XP


« Last Edit: December 02, 2015, 07:41:24 AM by DJBone »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #244 on: December 02, 2015, 06:52:38 AM »
Avast AV 2016 R1 SP1 Release-Version [11.1.2245]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Added option to disable the email signature to Setttings-> General (https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=179178.0)
• SafeZone browser now automatically imports bookmarks and passwords from old SafeZone
• Added shortcut for SafeZone browser to systray menu
• Passwords extension for Firefox is now signed
• Added icons for scans
• HTTPS scanning now supports SPDY protocol
• Fixed problems with browsing on Windows XP
• Fixed issues with expired certificates needed for HTTPS scanning
• Update popup not shown when just checking for latest version (https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=179633.0)
• Fixed missing option to delete custom scan
• Fixed wrong displayed text in menu
• Fixed problems with SecureDNS
• Fixed missing Spanish language in Home network security

Infos & Feedback: https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=179884.0
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #245 on: December 18, 2015, 07:48:26 AM »
Avast AV 2016 Beta-Version [11.1.2246]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Passwords - correct timestamp for password history
• Uninstall - conditional deleting more files during uninstalling sandbox
• Passwords - performance login issues
• Streaming updates - fixed race-condition deadlock


« Last Edit: December 23, 2015, 03:14:20 PM by Asyn »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #246 on: December 23, 2015, 03:11:54 PM »
Avast AV 2016 Beta-Version [11.1.2247]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Crashing Avast Service fixed


« Last Edit: January 08, 2016, 06:02:40 AM by Asyn »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #247 on: January 08, 2016, 12:37:03 AM »
Avast AV 2016 Beta-Version [11.1.2248]

Changelog/Fixes:
• updated SafeZone Browser with multiple security fixes
• fixed possible deadlock in file-system shield and during streaming updates     
• fixed missing registration information after program update
• improved security of avast components in memory 
« Last Edit: January 21, 2016, 11:16:35 PM by DJBone »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #248 on: January 21, 2016, 03:06:44 PM »
Avast AV 2016 Beta-Version [11.1.2249]

Changelog/Fixes:
• For Win8+ replacement of Firewall AswNdis driver by new driver - AswNetSec.sys based on WFP
• Improved DeepScreen (NG) performance
• All binaries are now signed according to new MS security recommendations (http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/32288.windows-enforcement-of-authenticode-code-signing-and-timestamping.aspx)
• Improved OpenVPN connection method for SecureLine VPN (Connection setup should be 2x faster)
   » Please try to connect and give us your feedback.

Hinweis: If you see any problems with installation or not working Firewall after update, please report to us.


« Last Edit: January 30, 2016, 06:23:19 AM by Asyn »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #249 on: January 29, 2016, 05:51:01 PM »
Avast AV 2016 Beta-Version [11.1.2251]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Added toaster informing user about inserting the signature into emails
• Improved experienced with opening tutorial after installation
• Final stabilization fixes before release

« Last Edit: February 08, 2016, 05:14:27 PM by Steven Winderlich »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #250 on: February 03, 2016, 02:32:10 PM »
Avast AV 2016 R1 SP2 Release-Version [11.1.2253]

Changelog/Fixes:
+ New firewall driver for Win8/10 - fixes issues with non working firewall
+ SecureLine start is faster - new OpenVPN method
+ Easier turning off email signatures
+ Faster loading of passwords list
+ Fixed installation of SafeZone browser
+ Extensions are now Firefox 64-bit compatible
+ SafeZone browser: Added security extension (phishing protection)
+ SafeZone browser: Fixed Pay mode crashes
+ SafeZone browser: Settings and bookmarks now synced to Pay mode (after browser restart)
+ Security fixes

Infos & Feedback: https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=182470.0
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #251 on: February 25, 2016, 08:53:23 PM »
Avast AV 2016 Beta-Version [11.2.2254]

Changelog/Fixes:
• SafeZone Browser - Improved Pay Mode loading stability
• FIXED - NG now works on Windows 10
• FIXED - Firewall Win8+ BSODs
• And more internal efficiency and stability improvements

« Last Edit: March 12, 2016, 12:32:43 PM by Steven Winderlich »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #252 on: March 11, 2016, 10:05:19 PM »
Avast AV 2016 Beta-Version [11.2.2255]

Changelog/Fixes:
• New Firewall driver on Win7
• Secureline screen rewritten to CEF
• OpenSSL library updated to 1.0.2g
• Fixed: Logging into Avast Account
• Fixed: Postpone on Restart dialog
« Last Edit: March 17, 2016, 11:30:58 PM by TerraX »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #253 on: March 17, 2016, 11:30:11 PM »
Avast AV 2016 Beta-Version [11.2.2256]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Fixed problem with not running FW after update on Windows 7
• Introduced new way of file versioning
• Fixed StreamFilter deadlock
• Added SecureLine localization API
• Fixed No internet connection problem after online installation on Windows XP
« Last Edit: March 25, 2016, 10:49:56 AM by TerraX »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #254 on: March 24, 2016, 09:49:31 PM »
Avast AV 2016 Release Candidate [11.2.2257]

Changelog/Fixes:
+ Silent Update process is ready
+ Secureline - Fixed potentional problem with reconnecting after restart
+ SafeZone - PayMode stabilization improvements
+ Performance improvements in computer startup
« Last Edit: April 02, 2016, 07:36:10 PM by Steven Winderlich »
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