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UPDATES - February 04, 2016

by Carol~ Forum moderator / February 4, 2016 4:58 PM PST
Adblock Plus and (a little) more

Adblock Plus 1.10.1 for Chrome, Opera and Safari released
· 2016-02-03 12:16 by Sebastian Noack

Install Adblock Plus 1.10.1 for Chrome
Install Adblock Plus 1.10.1 for Opera
Install Adblock Plus 1.10.1 for Safari (Safari 6 or higher required)

This is an emergency bugfix release, fixing a regression that was introduced in the previous release and broke compatibility with Chrome 37, Opera 24, and earlier versions (issue 3580).

Besides that and some changes under the hood, this release fixes the following minor bugs:

Subscription links caused the options page to be opened twice (issue 3153).
The “Block element” option wasn’t shown in icon popup while page was loading (issue 3472).

See: https://adblockplus.org/releases/adblock-plus-1101-for-chrome-opera-and-safari-released
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Avast 2016 with build 2016.11.1.2253 released
by Carol~ Forum moderator / February 4, 2016 5:16 PM PST

@ the Avast Forum:

I am happy to announce new version AVAST 2016 (build number 2016.11.1.2253).
This version is focused on minor improvements and bug fixing.

What's new:
+ 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

Continued (with How to install instructions) here:
https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=182468.0

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Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) v5.5 available
by Carol~ Forum moderator / February 4, 2016 6:08 PM PST

@ the Microsoft Security Research & Defense blog on 2 Feb 2016 5:17 PM :

Today we are pleased to announce the release of EMET 5.5, which includes the following new functionality and updates:

Windows 10 compatibility
Improved configuration of various mitigations via GPO
Improved writing of the mitigations to the registry, making it easier to leverage existing tools to manage EMET mitigations via GPO
EAF/EAF+ pseudo-mitigation performance improvements
Support for untrusted fonts mitigation in Windows 10

Continued (with download link) here :
http://blogs.technet.com/b/srd/archive/2016/02/02/enhanced-mitigation-experience-toolkit-emet-version-5-5-is-now-available.aspx

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