Spyware, viruses, & security forum: UPDATES - August 06, 2013

by: Carol~ August 6, 2013 5:18 AM PDT

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UPDATES - August 06, 2013

by Carol~ Moderator - 8/6/13 5:18 AM

HitmanPro 3.7.7.203 Released

HitmanPro Release History - Build 203 (2013-08-05)

What's New:


• FIXED: On some hardware the default Direct Disk Access scanning method caused the PC to become less responsive.
• UPDATED: Embedded white lists.

http://www.surfright.nl/en/hitmanpro/whatsnew

Download:
http://www.surfright.nl/en/downloads/
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Posted by Mark Loman:

We are releasing build 203 today, which addresses the freeze problem that some users experience. The problem did not show up in our QA testing that we did for weeks and only occurs on some specific hardware conditions (hence why most users did not experience any problems with build 202).

We decided to rollback to build 201, just a few hours before the weekend last Friday, to prevent problems with users that still needed to update to build 202 and help those users that were updated to 202 and experienced freezes.

Direct Disk Access
When build 203 is released, we recommend everybody to set the disk access mode in HitmanPro back to Direct Disk Access. Compatible Disk Mode makes HitmanPro scan like a regular antivirus program and will not detect deeply embedded rootkits.

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