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[Release Notes] AppCheck update history (latest version: 2.5.42.1)

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

 

    Version 2.5.42.1 (11. Dec. 2019. 04:00 UTC)

    • Fixed Exploit Guard issue caused by Chrome Update Version 79.0.3945.79


    Previous Update

     

    Version 2.5.41.2 (13. Nov. 2019. 04:10 UTC)

    • Improved stability of Exploit Guard.
    • Improved Exploit Guard detection stability.
    • Displays prompt when there are files cannot be removed while emptying RansomShelter.
    • Fixed AutoBackup configurations is cleared in certain cases.
    • More options on emptying RansomShelter.
    • Improved  false positive detections


    Version 2.5.38.1 (23. Oct. 2019. 03:40 UTC)

    • Improved AppCheck Update Stability
    • Fixed Chrome update and installation issue caused by Exploit Guard
     

      Version 2.5.35.2 (7. Oct. 2019. 05:00 UTC)

      • Fixed where starts update during Genuine Registration even Automatic Update is disabled.
      • AppCheck Security Enhancement
      • Fixed BSOD during GEARS5 game installation and update.
      • Fixed “Failed to recover” message is not displayed in CSV export of Threat Log.
      • Fixed problems running AppCheck.exe repeatedly in the service


      Version 2.5.34.6 (17. Sep. 2019. 01:30 UTC)

      • Fixed restore to defaults button is enabled when using Lock.
      • Fixed bluescreen during reboot or shutdown after ransomware detection in certain conditions.
      • Fixed Cleaner stops in 3% during the scan.


      Version 2.5.34.2 (09. Sep. 2019. 06:00 UTC)

      • Fixed issues while Policy is applied to specific agents
      • Improved Cleaner features
      • Fixed file recovery issue in SMB Server
      • Improved better message texts when license registration
      • Added “Failed to Recover” type in Action in Detection log
      • Added “Lock Options” feature for AppCheck Pro
      • Fixed file recovery issue in Network Drive
      • Improved  false positive detections



       

      Version 2.5.33.5 (10. Aug. 2019. 05:00 UTC)

      • Fixed when file timestamps are miswritten when restored.


      Version 2.5.33.4 (9. Aug. 2019. 05:30 UTC)

      • Fixed duplicated AppCheck.exe process.
      • Improved roll-back method after detection.
      • Fixed BSOD when detecting ransomware behavior in specific environment.
      • Fixed Cleaner running process terminates when closing Main window.
      • Fixed license expiration message displaying every 1 hour.
      • Fixed hang when AppCheck application is abnormally terminated.
      • Add detailed options for Ransom Guard (Usage of RansomShelter, Hide Directory, detailed periods when deleting files)
      • Improved false-positive detections.


      Version 2.5.32.3 (23. Jul. 2019. 01:30 UTC)

      • Improved funtionaliy when emptying ransom shelter
      • Added to force to restart AppCheck Tray Icon
      • Removed Exit menu item in AppCheck Tray Icon
      • Fixed context menu in Detection Log and Quarantine
      • Improved path processing method in Whitelist Items
      • Added MD5 hash in detection log
      • Improved false positive


      Version 2.5.31.2 (2. Jul. 2019. 09:00 UTC)

      • Improved Ransomware detection and roll-back process
      • Fixed error when file has more than 256 letters in path while emptying ransom shelter.
      • Improved update period for personal users.
      • Improved to update when waking up from the hibernation. (Only for AppCheck Pro)
      • Improved method to add service in registry
      • Improved false positive

      Version 2.5.30.3 (21. Jun. 2019. 02:00 UTC)
      • Improved Ransomware detection and rollback process.
      • Improved AutoBackup process.
      • Added Set to default button in Option window
      • Improved UI display in specific screen resolution environment.
      • Improved usability of empty RansomShelter.
      • Fixed when adding whitelist upon SMB detection.
      • Improved method to display AppCheck tray icon.
      • Fixed other minor issues.
      • Improved false positive detections.


      Version 2.5.29.2 (12. Jun. 2019. 05:00 UTC)

      • Added CAPTCHA during the uninstallation
       



      Version 2.5.27.2 (5. Jun. 2019. 08:00 UTC)

      • Removed False Positive


      Version 2.5.27.1 (5. Jun. 2019. 05:00 UTC)

      • Improved ransomware detection and roll-back


      Version 2.5.26.1 (13. May. 2019. 04:00 UTC)

      • Improved Stability


        Version 2.5.25.3 (22. April. 2019. 05:00 UTC)

        • Added Log mode for RansomGuard (for CMS Agents)
        • Improved Translations in SMB allow/block option
        • Fixed Help link
        • Added support for C-Report.


        Version 2.5.24.3 (12. April. 2019. 05:00 UTC)

        • Added option to enable SMB allow and block (Pro only)
        • Improved stability of SMB Server protection
        • Improved detection of SMB Server protection
        • Added to lock/unlock options in CMS
        • Improved ransomware detection
        • Improved false positive detections


         

        Version 2.5.22.1 (26. Mar. 2019. 06:00 UTC)

        • Improved false positive detections - Detecting explorer.exe while rotating picture or editing MP3 tags


        Version 2.5.21.1 (18. Mar. 2019. 05:30 UTC)

        • Fixed BSOD in specific condition.
        • Improved to log while receiving  policy.
        • Improved language support.
        • Other minor improvement.

         

        Version 2.5.19.1 (08. Jan. 2019. 00:30 UTC)

        • Improved Real-time protection
        • Stabilized Driver serial port


        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


        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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