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UPDATES - December 04, 2012

by Carol~ Forum moderator / December 4, 2012 3:59 PM PST
HitmanPro 3.7.0 - Build 179 with Kickstart

HitmanPro Release History - Build 179 (2012-12-04)

• ADDED: HitmanPro.Kickstart to easily remove ransomware using USB flash drive.
For more information and video's: www.surfright.com/kickstart
• ADDED: Flying Kick icon on the Welcome screen.
Click this icon to turn any existing USB flash drive into a bootable HitmanPro.Kickstart USB flash drive.
• ADDED: Zero-day detection of ransomware through behavioral scan.
• ADDED: Zero-day detection of Zbot infections through behavioral scan.
• ADDED: Automatic creation of log files.
• ADDED: Logs under Settings, History where you can view the created log files.
• ADDED: /nologs command line option.
• ADDED: Scan for specific recent files (part of remnant scan).
• ADDED: NoViewContextMenu policy repair.
• IMPROVED: Removal of ZeroAccess (Sirefef) infected services.exe on 64-bit systems.
• IMPROVED: NTFS parser. On some systems HitmanPro processed too many files due to incorrectly parsing specifc NTFS records. These systems should see an improvement in scan speed.
• IMPROVED: Crusader to replace infected critical system files with clean original versions.
• IMPROVED: Remnant scanner.
• IMPROVED: Parsing of registry keys related to the Windows Shell (XP).
• FIXED: On some systems HitmanPro unnecessarily restarted explorer.exe.
• UPDATED: Support driver.
• UPDATED: German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian and English languages.
• Version 3.7.


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NoScript v 2.6.3
by Carol~ Forum moderator / December 4, 2012 4:10 PM PST
NoScript v2.3.6 - December 04, 2012

What's New:

x [XSS] Further tweaks to reduce false positives (thanks Edward C. Kim
for reporting)
x [XSS] The "maybe JS" step now removes leading parens, reducing false
positives e.g. on Picasa (thanks jerriy for reporting)
x [Surrogate] Work-around for anti-popunder surrogate causing Ebay to
recreate phantom cookies on page unload (thanks mjh563 for reporting)
x Work-around for some extensions (e.g. Adblock Plus, Tab Mix Plus)
breaking bookmarlets and URL bar Javascript support after being updated
for Firefox 17
x Removed some console noise
+ [Surrogate] Updated adf .ly surrogate to work with new links

[+] new feature
[x] bug fix

Changelog: http://noscript.net/changelog
Download: http://noscript.net/getit
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SpywareBlaster Database Update
by Carol~ Forum moderator / December 4, 2012 4:35 PM PST
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Mozilla Firefox Update to Version 17.0.1.
by Carol~ Forum moderator / December 4, 2012 5:01 PM PST

First offered to release channel users on November 30, 2012:

What's New:

• FIXED 17.0.1: Font rendering issue in Firefox 17.0 (bug 814101)
• FIXED 17.0.1: Reverted user agent change causing some website incompatibilities
• FIXED Over twenty performance improvements, including fixes around the New Tab page
• FIXED 17.0.1: Leaving Private Browsing with Social API enabled should reset social components (815042)
• FIXED Pointer lock doesn't work in web apps (769150)
• FIXED Page scrolling on sites with fixed headers (780345)

• NEW First revision of the Social API and support for Facebook Messenger
• NEW - Click-to-play blocklisting implemented to prevent vulnerable plugin versions from running without the user's permission (see blog post)


Existing user's can obtain the update by selecting "Help" from the Firefox menu, then "About Firefox".


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