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[Release Notes] AppCheck update history (latest version: 2.5.18.6)

Latest Update History
(Version update time for the Pro is delayed maximum 24 hours to provide maximum stability.)

 

Version 2.5.18.6 (06. Dec. 2018. 01:30 UTC)

  • Improved response to false positive detections
  • Improved Self Protection
  • Stabilized backup
  • Added information of CMS log


Previous Update


Version 2.5.17.1 (23. Oct. 2018. 04:00 UTC)

  • Improved response to false positive detections
  • Improved Cleaner log
  • Stabilized other products


Version 2.5.16.2 (12. Oct. 2018. 03:30 UTC)

  • Improved false positive detections


Version 2.5.16.1 (05. Oct. 2018. 14:30 UTC)

  • Improved stability of whitelisted process


Version 2.5.15.1 (04. Oct. 2018. 11:00 UTC)

  • Improved kernel driver stability.


Version 2.5.14.1 (27. Sep. 2018. 06:00 UTC)

  • Improved verification of license registration
  • Deactivated Exploit Guard and Cleaner in Server version
  • Stabilized Driver
  • Improved false positive detection
  • Included schedule backup



Version 2.5.13.1 (13. Sep. 2018. 10:00 UTC)
  • Added Registry Protection
  • Added log Cleaner and log size limititation

Version 2.5.12.1 (30. Aug. 2018. 09:00 UTC)
  • Applied perpetual license for CMS
  • Improved false positive detection

Version 2.5.11.1 (01. Aug. 2018. 06:00 UTC)
  • Improved false positive detection

Version 2.5.10.1 (27. Jul. 2018. 07:00 UTC)
  • Improved kernel driver stability

Version 2.5.9.2 (18. Jul. 2018. 06:00 UTC)
  • Fixed submit detection log

Version 2.5.9.1 (18. Jul. 2018. 04:00 UTC)
  • Detailed logging of Real-time protection state changes by user.
  • Fixed update issue of Cleaner

Version 2.5.8.3 (11. Jul. 2018. 09:30 UTC)
  • Fixed license recognition issue in specific environment.

Version 2.5.8.2 (29. Jun. 2018. 02:40 UTC)
  • Improved false positive detection

Version 2.5.8.1 (25. Jun. 2018. 07:00 UTC)
  • Applied policy for perpetual license
  • Changed URL address to extend period(For individual customers only)

Version 2.5.7.1 (08. Jun. 2018. 07:30 UTC)
  • Improved false positive (MS Store, SpyHunter , etc)

Version 2.5.5.1 (16. May. 2018. 08:00 UTC)
  • Improved Exploit Guard detection stability.

Version 2.5.4.2 (25. Apr. 2018. 09:00 UTC)
  • Improved stability of SMB server protection.
  • Improved stability of Auto Backup.
  • Improved stability of Exploit Guard.

Version 2.5.3.2 (11. April. 2018. 06:40 UTC)
  • Improved SMB server protection stability.

Version 2.5.3.1 (10. April. 2018. 12:30 UTC)
  • Improved kernel driver stability.

Version 2.5.2.1 (06. April. 2018 07:30 UTC)
  • Enhanced stabilization of Exploit Guard.
  • Improved Cleaner detection (related Chrome update).
  • Improved using Cleaner resource.

Version 2.5.1.1 (30. Mar. 2018 07:30 UTC)
  • Fixed where Cleaner doesn't execute.
  • Fixed automatic windows while running Cleaner
  • Fixed to automatically close Cleaner while uninstalling.

Version 2.5.0.1 (28. Mar. 2018 03:30 UTC)
  • Added Cleaner function





 
  • Improved Self Protection
  • Improved Ransom Guard detection (INFINITT Viewer)
  • Fixed service to restart automatically while update error

Version 2.4.11.2 (16. Mar. 2018. 02:30 UTC)
  • Improved Exploit Guard performance (Firefox)
  • Automatic service restart in update failures

Version 2.4.11.1 (15. Mar. 2018. 09:00 UTC)
  • Improved Ransom Guard detection
  • Enhanced compatibility (Avira)
  • Added Opera browser protection 
  • Improved submit detection info

Version 2.4.10.3 (03. Mar. 2018. 11:30 UTC)
  • CMS Interconnection Improvement.

Version 2.4.10.1 (08. Feb. 2018. 08:00 UTC)
  • Stabilized Exploit Guard 
  • Exploit Guard official release (Set enable by default)
  • Fixed files remaining when uninstall AppCheck

Version 2.4.9.1 (07. Feb. 2018. 07:00 UTC)
  • Improved Exploit Guard(Beta) detection
  • Improved compatibility of Exploit Guard(Beta) (IE, Chrome, etc)
  • Improved to show detection details in alert message of Exploit Guard(Beta)
  • Added to send exploit detection logs to CMS
 

Version 2.4.8.1 (Feb 6. 2018. 03:00 UTC)

  • Fixed Exploit Guard Application execution error (Edge Browser)
  • Improved false positive in Exploit Guard (Internet Explorer, etc).


Version 2.4.7.1 (01. Feb. 2018. 13:30 UTC)

  • Improved compatibility of Exploit Guard (Microsoft Edge browser, etc)


Version 2.4.6.2 (01. Feb. 2018. 10:00 UTC)

  • Improved compatibility of Exploit Guard (Kaspersky,360 total security,etc)


Version 2.4.5.3 (31. Jan. 2018. 14:00 UTC)

  • Improved compatibility of Exploit Guard (Web Browsers)


Version 2.4.5.2 (31. Jan. 2018 08:00 UTC)

  • Improved false positive in Exploit Guard (Firefox, etc).
  • Removed unnecessary log when session program ends.
  • Fixed slow certificate verification process in first time installation.
 

Version 2.4.4.2 (30. Jan. 2018 08:00 UTC)

  • Fixed minor bug 


Version 2.4.4.1 (30. Jan. 2018 04:00 UTC)

  • Added to verify  code sign certificates for Exploit Guard.
  • Improved driver stability.
  • Set enable Exploit Guard  by default (for first time install)

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Version 2.4.3.1 (29. Jan. 2018 09:00 UTC)

  • Added option on CMS to upload suspicious file.
  • Improved driver stability.
  • Improved false positive (Battlefield 4, etc)
  • Fixed whitelisted files doesn't apply immediately.


Version 2.4.2.4 (25. Jan. 2018 07:00 UTC)

  • Improved false positive in Exploit Guard (Firefox)
  • Improved Exploit Guard(beta) compatibility between other security modules(IObit, Malwarebytes, MarkAny).


Version 2.4.2.2 (24. Jan. 2018 05:00 UTC)

  • Improved process protection in Exploit Guard(Beta)
  • Fixed application execution error while Exploit Guard is running
  • Improved false positive in Exploit Guard (Excel)


Version 2.4.2.1 (23. Jan. 2018 11:00 UTC)

  • Added interconnection of Exploit Guard option to CMS 
  • Fixed incorrectly applied option of Exploit Guard


Version 2.4.1.2 (23. Jan. 2018 07:00 UTC)

  • Improved process protection in Exploit Guard(Beta)
  • Improved false positive in Exploit Guard (IE, PotPlayer)


Version 2.4.1.1 (19. Jan. 2018 07:00 UTC)

- Added Exploit Guard (beta)
- Added Suspicious file collection
- Improved minor issues

Version 2.2.7.1 (23. Dec. 2017 03:00 UTC)

  • Improved false positive (Hancom Wordprocessor update, Outlook)
  • Improved policy update interval in CMS
  • Fixed to apply update change of license from CMS
  • Added ost, pst to default protected extensions


Version 2.2.6.1 (22. Dec. 2017 08:00 UTC)

  • Improved false positive (Hancom Wordprocessor update)
  • Improved policy update interval in CMS
  • Fixed to apply update change of license from CMS
  • Added ost, pst to default protected extensions


Version 2.2.5.1 (12. Dec. 2017 01:00 UTC)

  • Improved Product Update.
  • Fixed registration failed in multi network interface environment
  • Improved false positive (IE, Chrome, etc)
  • Updated SHA1 Codesign certificate

       

      Version 2.2.4.1 (17. Nov. 2017 04:00 UTC)

      • Improved False positive.
      • Fixed to stop scanning process when closing main window.
      • Improved roll-back logic for some ransomwares.
      • Fixed other minor issues.


      Version 2.2.2.1 (14. Nov. 2017. 04:00 UTC)

      • Fixed case where shutting down critical process which causes BSOD.
      • Improved false positive.


      Version 2.2.1.2 (10. Nov. 2017 09:00 UTC)

      • Improved emptying RansomShelter feature.
      • Improved detection of Memory mapped type encryption ransomware
       

      Version 2.2.0.1 (08. Nov. 2017. UTC 04:00)

      • Enabled MBR Protection (Free version)
      • Added network drive protection (Pro version)
      • Added removable drive protection (Pro version)
      • Improved RansomShelter for real-time backup and rollback.
      • Added File destruction behavior count for detection (CMS)
      • Fixed system scan keep running background when canceled by the user.


       

      Version 2.1.10.1 (4. Nov. 2017. 08:00 UTC)

      • Reinforce the detection for ransomware simulator “RanSim” (13/13)


       

      Version 2.1.9.1 (2. Nov. 2017 14:00 UTC)

      • Rollback of change for issues in some cases.
       

      Version 2.1.7.1 (30. Oct. 2017 04:00 UTC)

      • Improved to scan all processes while re-detecting ransomware behavior
      • Improved the detection of suspicious file deletion activity


      Version 2.1.6.1 (26. Oct. 2017 04:00 UTC)

      • Fixed where a file cannot be saved to network shared folder in a specific environment.
       

      Version 2.1.5.3 (20. Oct. 2017. 07:30 UTC)

      • Fixed in some cases file is not restored in network shared folders
      • Changed to only empty existing folders on "Empty RansomShelter"
      • Fixed where bug is not displaying in English and Japanese environment
      • Fixed to save event log after notification
      • Fixed where the detection path is left empty in the logs when the same process was restarted after detecting the Ransomware behavior.


      Version 2.1.4.1 ( 13. Oct. 2017. 01:30 UTC)

      • Better Japanese language support.
      • Fixed in specific cases where alarm windows pop up when opening the main window.
      • Improved detection on Hancom products update.


      Version 2.1.3.2 ( 28. Sep. 2017. 06:00 UTC)

      • IPv6 Support for Shared folder file protection.
      • Included version information in the installer file.


      Version 2.1.0.2 (26. Sep. 2017. 04:00 UTC)

      • Changed Japanese language UI
      • Supports bottom notice update  (excluded in Japanese)


      Version 2.1.0.1 (20. Sep. 2017. 05:00 UTC)

      • New user interface
      • Added feature to empty RansomShelter


      Version 2.0.2.18 (13. Sep. 2017. 09:00 UTC)

      • Improved Ransomware detection


      Version 2.0.2.17 (11. Sep. 2017. 04:30 UTC)

      • Fixed BSOD of opening Excel files in a specific environment.
      • Improved detection and remediation (in repeated detection cases)


      Version 2.0.2.15 (7. Sep. 2017. 11:00 UTC)

      • Added to Support to use wildcard characters(*?) in whitelist for CMS Controlled Agents.
      • Updated Japanese resources and changed web link.
      • Updated SHA2 codesign certificate.

      Version 2.0.2.14 (1. Sep. 2017. 05:00 UTC)
      • Improved ransomware detections.
      • Added to process username in CMS Agents.
      • Changed to block CMS Company ID input box, so user cannot modify.
      • Improved key activation process in the multilingual environment.
      • Added default extension for protection related to Japanese word processor(jbw, jtd)

      Version 2.0.2.13 (30. Aug. 2017. 03:00 UTC)
      • Enhanced file protection in network shared folders.

      Version 2.0.2.12 (21. Aug. 2017. 07:00 UTC)
      • Fixed minor issue in Ransom Shelter.
      • Changed main notification (only applies to Korean users).

      Version 2.0.2.10 (18. Aug. 2017. 07:00 UTC)
      • Improved RansomShelter file maintaining date now can be defined by user (default 7 days)
      • Fixed RansomShelter files don't automatically remove in network folders.
      • Changed Japanese resource and web link.
      • Improved version indication text in the main window.



      Version 2.0.2.9 (1. Aug. 2017. 04:30 UTC)
      • Fixed to upgrade issue where UAC is turned off and "User Account" type is "Standard user".
      • Improved false positive during uninstallation of some applications.
      • Improved multilingual support while applying CMS Policy.
      • Added alert message box when the user doesn't have the privilege for installation and uninstallation.
      • Removed "CMS Enterprise" option in "Option > Auto Backup > Backup Location".


      Version 2.0.2.7 (27. Jul. 2017. 10:30 UTC)
            • Improved to download dedicated update installer file on update.
            • Fixed where Korean text displayed for uninstaller shortcut.
            • Changed CI image in installer.
            • Improved Japanese translation.


            Version 2.0.2.6 (24. Jul. 2017. 06:00 UTC)
                  • Fixed BSOD while detecting ransomware in certain condition.

                  Version 2.0.2.5 (20. Jul. 2017. 06:30 UTC)
                        • Added Self Protection for Process(AppCheckS.exe)
                        • Enhanced MBR Protection (supports GPT environment) 
                        • Enhanced remediation method for continuously detecting Ransomware (Matrix Ransomware, etc)
                        • Blocks repetitive execution of files upon detection of Ransomware behavior
                        • Notifies to the user when error occurs on manual update.


                        Version 2.0.2.4 (4. Jul. 2017. 06:00 UTC)

                              • Fixed a problem that AppCheck installation path can not be updated and reinstalled if it is not the default path (C:\Program Files\CheckMAL\AppCheck)
                              • Improved security of file protection in shared folders in server environment
                              • Change setup program file name during automatic update
                              • Enhanced handling of CMS protocol exceptions
                               

                              Version 2.0.2.3 (28. June. 2017. 07:00 UTC)

                                    • Fixed the problem that the original file can not be restored automatically after blocking certain types of randomware
                                    • Fixed a problem that caused BSOD under certain circumstances
                                    • Notice for distribution of Petya Ransomware Notice (free user)
                                     

                                    Version 2.0.2.2 (26. June. 2017. 04:00 UTC)

                                          • Improved False Positives (Chrome, CcmExec)
                                           

                                          Version 2.0.2.1 (23. June. 2017. 04:30 UTC)

                                                • Improved RansomGuard (Real-time backup) to not backup files with zero byte.
                                                • Improved False Positives (Excel, Kollus, IDT, Android-studio, AlMind, Avira etc)
                                                • Changed path for update download and installation
                                                • Fixed where update doesn't work in specific environment
                                                 

                                                Version 2.0.1.17 (16. June. 2017. 08:00 GMT)

                                                      • Detection Improved on thread-level encryption Ransomwares.
                                                      • Fixed memory leak in specific situations
                                                      • False Positive Improvement

                                                      Version 2.0.1.16 (13. June. 2017. 17:00 KST)
                                                      • User can define number of history files in AutoBackup (Applies to CMS together)
                                                           : This feature limits history files to user defined number, and removes old history files.
                                                            The default value is 3 and can be changed to 0~10.
                                                           
                                                           * Important * 
                                                           In previous version, history files were remained unlimited, but starting from this version, default is set to 3. This will cause remove old history files, remaining 3 history files.
                                                        
                                                      • Free version update cycle extended from every 3 hours to 6 hours.
                                                      • False Positive Improvement
                                                      • Multilingual translation

                                                      Version 2.0.1.15 (29. May. 2017. 16:30 KST)
                                                      • False Positive Improvement
                                                      • Detection Improvement

                                                      Version 2.0.1.14 (24. May. 2017. 05:00 PST)
                                                      • False Positive Improvement
                                                      • Detection Improvement

                                                      Version 2.0.1.12 (24. May. 2017. 14:00 PST)
                                                      • False Positive Improvement
                                                      • Detection Improvement

                                                      Version 2.0.1.11 (19. May. 2017. 19:00 PST)
                                                      • False Positive Improvement
                                                      • Fixed the problem of unregistering in a specific environment

                                                      Version 2.0.1.10 (18. May. 2017. 10:30 PST)
                                                      • Improved and enhanced detection.
                                                      • Automatic recognition of proxy setting of operating system.
                                                      • Improved Multilingual(English) translation.
                                                      • Removed unnecessary UI in blocking notification window.
                                                      • Maintain the sorting in quarantine log.
                                                      • Fixed in rare environments where user clicks update notification, displays block notification window.
                                                      • Fixed the problem of unregistering in a specific environment (when using multiple HDDs with different connection methods)

                                                      Version 2.0.1.8 (4. Apr. 2017. 17:00 PST)
                                                      • Tray alert improvement.
                                                      • Better English Language support.
                                                      • Re-Purchase URL link update.

                                                      Version 2.0.1.7 (31. Mar. 2017. 13:00 PST)
                                                      • Deleted additional file extensions for protection (*.ini)

                                                      Version 2.0.1.6 (30. Mar. 2017. 15:00 PST)
                                                      • Better Japanese Language support.
                                                      • Improved License validation.
                                                      • CMS Interconnection Improvement.
                                                      • Added additional file extensions for protection (*.ini, *.lnk)

                                                      Version 2.0.1.5 (21. Mar. 2017. 10:00 PST)
                                                      • Detection Improvement
                                                      • False Positive Improvement

                                                      Version 2.0.1.4 (8. Mar. 2017 01:00 PST)
                                                      • Better Japanese support 
                                                      • User trust file Improvements

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