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UPDATES - February 25, 2013

by Carol~ Forum moderator / February 25, 2013 2:05 AM PST
HitmanPro v3.7.2.189 Released

HitmanPro Release History - Build 189 (2013-02-25)

What's New:

• ADDED: Kickstart blocks ransomware stealing the desktop from HitmanPro.
• ADDED: Kickstart blocks "Image File Execution Options" hijacking.
• ADDED: Kickstart lists the file that was added 'Most Recent as Startup' as suspicious.
• ADDED: Kickstart keeps track of processes that are started during boot.
• ADDED: VirusTotal API key is now embedded so it is no longer needed to register an account.
• ADDED: /excludefile command line option to exclude files and folders from the scan.
• ADDED: Text Log File now shows number of encountered files that were excluded from the scan.
• ADDED: Detailed file view now shows parent process name as property.
• ADDED: Detailed file view now lists both local and remote network connections
• FIXED: Reveton ransomware detection caused false postives.
• FIXED: Network Port enumerator now lists listening ports correctly.
• FIXED: On some systems HitmanPro shuts down unexpectedly at end of scan.
• IMPROVED: Force Breach process filtering.
• IMPROVED: License activation retry mechanism.
• UPDATED: Kickstart Bootstrap loader 1.2.
• UPDATED: Embedded white lists.


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CCleaner v3.28.1913 Released
by Carol~ Forum moderator / February 25, 2013 5:43 AM PST
CCleaner v3.28.1913 Released - 25th February 2013

What's New:

- Improved Windows 8 compatibility.
- Improved cleaning for Windows Log Files.
- Improved memory usage and performance on Windows 7.
- Improved cleaning for Adobe Flash Player and ConvertXToDVD.
- Added cleaning for Gadu-Gadu and Foxit Phantom PDF.
- Faster automatic updating for Pro version.
- Updated various translations.
- Minor GUI improvements.
- Minor bug fixes.


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Belarc Advisor Security Definitions v2013.2.21.2
by Carol~ Forum moderator / February 25, 2013 5:44 AM PST

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and it will easily keep you up to date. The currently released Belarc Advisor Security Definition updates include all Microsoft security bulletins through February 12, 2013. This update ensures that the System Security Status panel in the computer profile report reflects the true number of missing Microsoft Security Updates.


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