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Hitman Pro 2.4.3

Posted on Friday, June 02 2006 @ 13:56:51 CEST by LSDsmurf

  • Added installation of the new Flash Player (Flash8b.ocx). Adobe updated their previous Flash Player (Flash8a.ocx) without increasing the version number. The new version solves a problem with Flash on Windows user accounts with limited access (previously, Hitman patched some registry keys to solve this problem).
  • Added a countdown timer when updating Spybot Search & Destroy. Spybot S&D some times hangs during update (not receiving data, halting the Hitman process).
  • Added AES-256 encryption of statistic packages for the Hitman server. Some users tried to make a hobby out of hacking and manually uploading trash to the statistics server. With the AES encryption, the statistics will soon return on the website.
  • Added support for Spyware Doctor 3.8. Users running a previous version of Spyware Doctor are not upgraded by Hitman (yet).
  • Added Universal Plug and Play Survey. With this survey we would like to get an insight in how vulnerable users are for UPnP misusage by spyware/trojans. Using UPnP, trojans can use an existing or add a port forward to the router/firewall, rendering the firewall useless against attack. Result of the UPnP scan is AES encrypted and sent anonymously. We will add a UPnP manager in Hitman Pro 2.5 so the user will have full control over UPnP (incl. ability to automatically delete an open UPnP port forward when a trojan misuses it).
  • Added automatic installation of Windows Security Update KB912812 (addressing a vulnerability with the "createTextRange()" method call). The Security Update replaces the eEye JScript patch.
  • Added our own removal of the eEye JScript patch. The uninstaller supplied by eEye Digital Security caused a security warning on systems running Norton AntiVirus. Our own uninstaller also verifies if the Microsoft JScript library is properly installed (and repairs Microsoft JScript when a problem is found).
  • Added use of "Segoe UI" font when it is found on system. "Segoe UI" is the default screen font used by Windows Vista and Office 2007.
  • Updated Hitman Pro user interface so it integrates better with the current Windows theme (appearance).
  • Replaced Windows Disk Cleanup with our own cleaner. Also, in rare situations, Windows Disk Cleanup could cause problems with unfinished MSI based installers.
  • Improved speed when generating software database and installing external tools.
  • Replaced standard messages with Vista-like messages to give the entire Hitman Pro interface a more similar look and feel.
  • Removed Spyware Block List from Browser protection. The Spyware Block List is no longer updated nor available from its manufacturer.
  • Compiled Hitman Pro binaries using new AutoIt compiler and using UPX 2.0 compression.

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