Agnitum Outpost 7.5.3(3942.608.1810) Released

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  1. hayc59

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    Agnitum Outpost 7.5.3 Released
    Outpost Security Suite Pro 7.5.3
    Outpost Firewall Pro 7.5.3
    Outpost Antivirus Pro 7.5.3

    Supported OS: (x86) / 107 (x64) (x86)
    Build number: (3942.608.1810)
    Release Date: June 18th 2012

    The following improvements have been made:
    • Memory usage of Anti-Malware module reduced by approximately 20%
    • Size of Anti-Malware database decreased
    The following issues have been fixed:
    • Issues with Java 7 and IPv6 on Windows 7
    • Issues with MySQL and IPv6 on Windows 7
    •Issues with Remote Desktop and IPv6 on Windows 7
    • Causes of several of the most commonly reported crashes fixed
    • Anti-Malware engine crashes could occur on hacked UPX samples on x64
    platform
    • Some kind of malware may have not been detected by the x64 version of the
    engine (though x86 version could detect them).
    Closed connections are now not counted and displayed in network activity
    monitor.

    Performance issues with torrent clients.

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  2. The Red Moon

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    hi
    how does this firewall rate against the mighty comodo?
     
  3. Circe

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    The Outpost firewall is very good, the firewall is top notch and the hips module is very good too.The spyware module is okay at best but the web control module is excellent when you tweak it to your liking, you can block scripts etc. Comodos firewall is excellent too and defence plus is very good also. There is not much between them as they are both very good products IMHO.
     
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    Thank you so much for your reply.
    Im currently using comodo but im aching to give outpost a try as ive heard good things.
    :thumb:
     
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    This is just my opinion... the free version of Outpost is not as good as Comodo, for example you can not break outgoing connections with Outpost's free version BUT Outpost's paid product is just as good as Comodo. They are both very good products.I'd personally stick with Comodo unless you want to splash out cash on Oupost. I won my outpost license and that is the reason I use Outpost, I like Outpost and have been using outpost for a couple of years now otherwise I would be using Comodo. Both products offer great protection.
     
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    Do you find that we can install over the top, or should I uninstall the previous version of the firewall first. Thanks:)
     
  7. Manny Carvalho

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    Updating OP can normally be done by updating over the old version. It has worked well like this for a number of years. Occasionally there is a problem and then the best way is to use Agnitum's clean up tool - clean.exe - in safe mode to get rid of remnants and start a fresh install clean.
     
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    Clean install always...this version is grreat!
     
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    have they updated free version ever after releasing it?
     
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    I have 2 security suites which I like and I'm switching between them: Outpost Pro (have a lifetime license) and Comodo.
    Now I'm with Outpost until CIS 6 will arrive.
     
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    In a nutshell No, Agnitum told me via twitter that updates for the free program are limited, this is because they want to push people towards their paid product(s), it is a business after all.
     
  12. Legendkiller

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    so basically its a free demo......thanks.
     
  13. The Red Moon

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    hmm i would sooner not even bother with the free version if it is limited and not using its full potential and it would seem with that philosophy that outpost free users are in fact not as secure as the paid users.is that what agnitum are saying?
    Limiting a free version to push them into paying for the product is verging on scareware in my opinion.
    This is where comodo is superior because they offer FULL protection for free and do not limit its free product because the end user will be less protected with a limited free product.Im sorry but i think agnitum have the wrong ethic here somehow.:thumb: :isay:
     
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    By that you mean a free but limited demo... :(.

    Thanks.
     
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    Thanks Manny, I did as suggested and all is well so far. ;) For future reference, can you please refer me to where the clean.exe file is located? I wasn't able to find it. Thanks in advance. :)
     
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    Its inside the Outpost folder(programs/agnitum/outpost/clean.exe)
    see image
     

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    last one was little buggy thanks for updating hayc59

    i agree with you uninstall and fresh install is best never gives problem :D
     
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    I found it. I expected it to be on the web site under support like Avast AV. Thanks! :D
     
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    You are welcome
     
  20. Circe

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    Agnitum's paid products - Outpost firewall Pro/ Security suite/ AV have an Alert for process/file activity and are marked by one of the following colours:
    - Red - untrusted files
    - Yellow – suspicious files
    - Green – processes and/or files from trusted sources with active digital signatures
    it is an ability to automatically submit suspicious files for analysis directly from Outpost action request window.

    the above is a feature of the Outpost Pro 7.5 product line (Paid versions only) Agnitum have told me that Agnitum have no plans to add this their free product(s).

    http://free.agnitum.com/download.php
    There are other limitations too but overall their free product is very good IMHO. Comodos suite is very good IMHO.
     
  21. Manny Carvalho

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    No, Agnitum offers a free 30 day demo of its full paid product. That's a demo. The free version is just that. A version which has some functionality disabled but otherwise is identical to the free product.

    You can use the free product quite safely but it's not as easy and doesn't have as many features. For example, and the one I dislike the most, the logs in the free version only show what is blocked but not the allowed connections as the paid product does.

    The free version, of course, is an enticement for the paid product. After all Agnitum is a small business and somebody has to pay for the programmers to feed their families. They can't work for free. Would you?
     
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    How does comodo manage it then.?
    They offer a full free product so why cant agnitum.?
    Im sorry but i would rather the software companies did not bother with limited free versions.
    And "enticing" free users into paying is not ethical in my opinion.
    I also noticed that agnitum advertise the outpost free security suite as being the first ever full free suite when we all know this to be a lie.
    Comodo was up and running long before this product came along and it seems it is using more or less scare tactics to get people to buy the product.:thumb:
     
  24. Manny Carvalho

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    Comodo makes their money elsewhere so they can afford to provide a full free product. Agnitum is a small company and can't afford something like that.

    People and companies, everywhere, give free samples as a way to entice customers to purchase their product. Haven't you ever got a free sample at a candy counter. The principle is the same. If you don't want a sample then don't take it.

    What difference does it really make as to who came first with what? It's a waste of time to discuss things like this and I won't do it.
     
  25. The Red Moon

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    hi manny,
    Thank you for the clarification and as you so rightly stated it is irrelevant who came up with it first.
    Users choice at the end of it.
    Kind Regards.
     
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