Comodo Internet Security 10.1.0.6474
Comodo Internet Security is a free, security app that provides complete protection from virus attacks, Trojans, worms, buffer overflows, zero-day attacks, spyware and hackers.
The app is multi faceted and combines powerful Antivirus protection, an enterprise class packet filtering firewall, advanced host intrusion prevention tools, configurable application control and anti-spyware. All in one powerful app.
Key Features include:
- Antivirus: Tracks down and destroy any existing malware hiding in a PC.
- Anti-Spyware: Detects spyware threats and destroys each infection.
- Anti-Root-kit: Scans, detects & removes root-kits on your computer.
- Bot Protection: Prevents malicious software turning your PC into a zombie.
- Defense+: Protects critical system files and blocks malware before it can install.
- Auto Sandbox Technology: Runs unknown files in an isolated environment.
- Memory Firewall: Cutting-edge protection against sophisticated buffer overflow attacks.
- Anti-Malware: Kills malicious processes before they can infect your system.
Overall, Comodo Internet Security features a friendly graphical user interface that can be navigated by users of all levels of expertise. It has a strong, robust firewall, a high quality Antivirus and stacks of other security tools that are all easy to configure; just 'set and forget'.
System re-store point -
CIS will create a system re-store point before installation and update. This change essentially solves the problem of broken installation.
Creates QualityCompat key as required by Microsoft Meltdown-Spectre patch KB4056892 upon installation and update. Last production version 6420 is fully compatible with Meltdown-Spectre patch in all operating systems.
Internet Security Essentials (Protection against Man in the Middle attacks) is now optional (selected by default) and can be found in Components section during installation.
GeekBuddy setup is completely removed. It was optional and not selected by default. If you don't have GeekBuddy installed and you access Live support, it will launch Geek Buddy chat window in default browser.
"Manual Scan" scan profile now has heuristic option de-selected by default, same like "Full Scan" profile.
In Rating scan, when you see untrusted certificate listing, name will come from "Issued To" field of certificate rather "Friendly name" section. Trusted Root Certificate are listed by "Issued To" field and thus easier to find.
Due to various incompatibilities, "Enhanced Protection Mode" is removed from HIPS settings.
Improvement with file upload issue -
Max file upload limit is set to 128MB.
There are some client side changes to improve performance of back-end; as updates propagate we should see improvement in file submission.
Improved detection of untrusted certificates.
Fixed crash as seen while browsing www.bankia.es/.
Error with Chinese Translation.
BSOD as reported by 'Huolsam' here.
Sometimes unknown certificates could not be removed as found during Rating Scan.
If you disable "check for database updates" option from "General Settings --> Updates" section, Trusted Vendor List update check will also not be made.
There are multiple crashes fixed.