2014 Products have been released v8.0.4.17

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  1. Triple Helix

    Triple Helix Webroot Product Advisor

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    Hello everyone over the next few days or more WSA users will automatically get updated to the new 2014 product as I have seen it's available via the consumer channel.

    Have fun.

    TH :D
     
  2. Triple Helix

    Triple Helix Webroot Product Advisor

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    Version 8.0.4.17 (Released October 3rd, 2013)

    Implemented
    • More than 4,000 improvements throughout the product, significantly enhancing all areas of protection, usability, and the core functionality.
    • A fresh new UI which makes important features easily accessible.
    • New Realtime Anti-phishing which blocks phishing websites even if they are only seen by a single user.
    • New Webroot Infrared which blocks advanced persistent threats with a multi-layer defense engine.
    • Simplified configuration options across the product, making it easier to use and set up.
    • Automatic adaptive installation custom tailoring Webroot to your system as it installs.
    • Improved malware cleanup and detection throughout the product.
    • Lighter footprint, reducing memory, CPU, and disk resource requirements.

    Added
    • Proxy configuration options pre-install.
    • Context sensitive help throughout the UI.
    • Handling for PUAs.
    • Access to Backup & Sync from within Windows Explorer.
    • Compatibility with Windows 8.1.

    Fixed
    • Compatibility with other security solutions and third party products.
    • UI performance on lower end graphics cards.
     
  3. ams963

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    Ah thanks TH.:) Gonna wait for the automatic update.:thumb:
     
  4. zfactor

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    does this have the new web filter joe was talking about not blocking downloads??
     
  5. PrevxHelp

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    Thanks! Possibly worth mentioning is that the new web filtering components are being rolled out more slowly than the overall update just for us to manage the distribution. You'll notice some more significant changes once that release makes its way out across the entire userbase, but in the meantime, the same 2013 web filtering is still in place.
     
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    got it:thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
     
  7. lordraiden

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    and I was asking how to sign up for the beta in another thread :D

    is there a trial version?
     
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    Nice :)

    It seems EMET 4 Deep Hooks compatibility is fixed :)
     
  10. Thankful

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    Very nice.
     
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    When I allow an application to connect to internet (firewall alert) where this rule is stored? I can't find a place for the firewall rules
     
  12. Triple Helix

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    Are you using Windows 8 or 8.1?

    TH
     
  13. Triple Helix

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    If not Win 8 or 8.1 here.

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    But that shows the active connections, if the application for which I created the rule is closed will not appear in the list.
    I mean there is a traditional firewall list with the rules?

    There is any comparative of 2013/2014 version?, I have seen that secureanywhere doesn't appear in almost any av test.
     
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    The blocked applications are listed within the top of the "Active Connections" dialog. WSA 2013 has been tested by AV-Test, but we're working on new testing procedures with them moving forward to more accurately reflect how WSA works.
     
  16. micafighter

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    Well, WSA 2013 has won EC on PCMag's recent AV test :) (the competition already had the new version, and webroot was still on 2013, but still managed to came out on top)

    Av tests doesnt test WSA right know, because their methods doesnt measure Webroot accurately. It is because Webroot's unique approach. They are working on more realistic testing methods for WSA.


    Another topic:
    ... And what about infrared? :rolleyes: :D We have been promised a whitepaper. is it ready? If it isn't, would you tell us a few things which isnt detailed in the release note please? :)
     
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    I picked it up from MyWebroot -> Downloads.
     
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    Ok,

    A English interface when manual scanning with a Dutch version. and many other options/menus/items still in English....
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    Big congratulations to Joe and the development team on this amazing new release! :thumb:
    The new UI is really good, and with so many improvements and new features/capabilities added across the product, it's a remarkable new take on what was already a great software. It is sure to continue to attract new and satisfied users.
    Mine auto-updated about an hour and a half ago soon after booting up.
    Will there be new user manuals available soon?
     
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    Could you try a fresh install, selecting Dutch on installation? If received through an auto-update, the build will download the new language files, but if you've downloaded it separately, you may need to uninstall/reinstall to get the full set of new strings.

    Thanks!
     
  25. PrevxHelp

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    The last I've heard is that the latest builds of WSA are working correctly with Sandboxie - let me know if you run into something different!
     
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