New pre-release build of avast [NOW 5.0.661]

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by zfactor, Aug 26, 2010.

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  1. zfactor

    zfactor Registered Member

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    http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=63151.0

    What's new
    Most notable improvements include:
    - solved a problem that could lead to disappearing of the avast service
    - Behavior Shield: solved a minor stability issue (aswSP.sys)
    - performance and stability improvements in the avast! sandbox
    - changes in the engine allowing us to generically detect/block some new types of exploits
    - speed improvements in the updater
    - IS: fixed a vulnerability in aswFw.sys (Secunia Advisory SA4086:cool:
    - IS: upgraded to the new version of antispam engine
    - minor changes and fixes in the GUI
    - fixes in the screen reader support
    - added Danish and Hebrew language packs

    And subsequently in 5.0.661:
    - solved the vulnerability related to license files (Secunia Advisory SA41109)
    - solved a UI crash condition during File system shield detections
    - solved a problem with scanning of files with very long path names
    - fixed the updater in East-Asian versions of avast running with Windows set to a different locale
    - added Urdu language pack


    Thanks much
    Vlk
     
  2. Fajo

    Fajo Registered Member

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    You could of just updated the last post made yesterday.
     
  3. zfactor

    zfactor Registered Member

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    sorry i totally missed it today when looking..
     
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