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SecuritycheckSecuritycheck PRO
Web Firewall
IPv6 supported Yes Yes (CIDR ranges allowed)
Blacklist Yes Yes (ip ranges blocking allowed)
Whitelist Yes Yes (ip ranges blocking allowed)
Dynamic blacklist No Yes
Events recording Yes Yes
Mode selection No Yes
Drop connections No Yes
Second level protection Yes Yes (configurable)
Base 64 check Yes Yes
Email notification No Yes
Filter exceptions Yes Yes
User session protection Yes Yes
Session hijacking protection No Yes
Forbid new administrative accounts No Yes
Logs exporting No Yes
Geoblock No Yes
Track failed login attempts No Yes
File Manager Yes Yes (Repair option included)
File Integrity No Yes
Malware scanner No Yes
.Htaccess Protection
Self-protection No Yes
Protection against malicious user-agents No Yes
Fingerprinting protection No Yes
Backend protection Yes Yes
Rules Management No Yes
Remote Management Yes Yes
Cron Plugin No Yes
Upload scanner No Yes
Module Info No Yes
Vulnerabilities checking Yes Yes
Vulnerabilities database No Yes
Live update Yes Yes
Performance
Database optimization No Yes
Spam Protection Yes Yes

Sep 09 2016: Released version 2.8.14

  • + Database update until Sep 09 2016 (1 new vulnerabilities added, 1 vulnerability deleted) (both versions).
  • + Malware database updated (thanks for your contribution Paul and Howard!) (Only Pro version).
  • + Improvements in database update plugin (thank for your time and patience Mik!) (Only Pro version).
  • Added some code to avoid errors getting the xml file with some server configurations.
  • + Improvements in the 'add exceptions' functions (thanks to Glen and Louis for their patience!) (Only Pro version).
  • In some servers exceptions were not properly added despite no error was detected due to cache funcionality.
  • + Fixed bug retrieving extensions installed (thank you very much for your time and patience Dmitri!) (Only Pro version).
  • If manifiest cache of the extension was empty we got a php warning.
  • + Added option to update the Geolite2 database (Only Pro version).
  • To avoid increasing the size of the extension I have included the ability to download the Geolite2 database, used to geolocate IPs. This can be done manually or automatically.
  • + Fixed bug in update dabatase plugin (both versions).
  • Class and vulnerability type were not added properly to the database.
  • + Fixed bug checking vulnerable extensions (Only Pro version).
  • Vulnerable extensions for undefined Joomla versions (or for undefined versions of the extension) were not properly showed (they must be listed as 'Undefined').
  • + Improvements in database update plugin (both versions).
  • Now I have the ability to delete entries in vulnerabilities database. This way if a vulnerability is added by mistake it can be removed quickly.
  • + Improvements sending emails (thanks for report this Kip!) (Only Pro version).
  • Now exceptions are caughted to avoid fatal errors if for some reason emails can't be sent.
  • + Fixed bug in Spam protection (Only Pro version).
  • In some websites we got an error representing the parameters to be checked against the Stopforumspam website.
  • + Fixed minor bug listing files in File manager (thanks for report this Ken!) (Only Pro version).
  • An incorrect call to the utf8_encode method caused warns.
  • + Changes in the way to retrieve component used in each query (both versions).
  • For some reason uri's parsing of each query returns a 404 error on some websites, despite I use the Joomla core function for this task. Now I have modified the method to avoid the uri's parse.

Aug 08 2016: Released version 2.8.13

  • + Database update until Aug 08 2016 (1 new Joomla! core and 14 new vulnerabilities added) (both versions).
  • + Malware database updated (Only Pro version).
  • + New feature: move suspicious files to quarantine (Only Pro version).
  • Now we have the ability to automatically move suspicious files rated with an alert level of "High" to a quarantined folder.
  • + Fixed bug managing lists (thanks for report this Harry!) (Only Pro version).
  • If IP was not set we weren't able to delete it from blacklist.
  • + Fixed bug in 'Initialize Data' (thanks for report this, David!) (Only Pro version).
  • This feature was not working using french language in backend.
  • + Improvements in Export/Import config (Only Pro version).
  • Now Global configuration configuration is also exported, so we can import it.
  • + Fixed bug getting IPs (thanks for report this, Steven!) (Only Pro version).
  • When more than one IP was returned the firewall was not able to determine it.
  • + Fixed bug in all tasks (File integrity, manager and malware scans) (thanks for your time and patience Patrik!) (Only Pro version).
  • When there were files non utf-8 codified we got a high memory comsumption and also errors to list files.
  • + Improvements in the way to retrieve the info of installed extensions (Only Pro version).
  • + Changes in database update checking interval (both versions).
  • Now it checks for new database updates (if the plugin is installed) every 12 hours (instead of 24 hours).
  • + Improvements in Firewall lists (thanks for your suggestion Mik!) (Only Pro version).
  • Now we can add our own IP to whitelist clicking on a button in Firewall Lists.
  • + Improvements in Logs list (thanks for your suggestion Mik!) (Only Pro version).
  • Now we can search also in the Geolocation field.
  • + Improvements in Logs list (thanks for your suggestion Mik!) (Only Pro version).
  • Now we can add IPs to whitelist clicking on a button.
  • + Improvements in Logs list (thanks for your suggestion Mik!) (Only Pro version).
  • Now we can order the logs using the rows available (Ip, geolocation...)
  • + Fixed bug in Log list (Only Pro version).
  • If there weren't previous Ips added, a blank IP was added to blacklist when the "Add to blacklist" button was clicked.
  • + Added option to export suspicious files into a csv file (Only Pro version).

Jun 27 2016: Released version 2.8.12

  • + Database update until Jun 27 2016 (10 new vulnerabilities added) (both versions).
  • + Improvements in File Integrity (Only Pro version).
  • Added some code to avoid store empty info about a file.
  • + Visual improvements in exceptions (thanks for your suggestion Glen!) (Only Pro version).
  • Now textareas to add exceptions are wider.
  • + Improvements in htaccess protection (thanks for your suggestion Glen!) (Only Pro version).
  • Now we can indicate that we use other methods to protect our backend (for example, a password).
  • + Improvements in usability (thanks for your suggestions Joseba!) (Only Pro version).
  • Now we can go to each submenu quickly from Joomla Components Menu.
  • + Improvements in Export/Import config (Only Pro version).
  • Now Global configuration configuration is also exported, so we can import it.
  • + Fixed minor bug checking vulnerabilities (thanks for report this, Mike!) (Only Pro version).
  • This is a rare bug which arise when, for some reason, the extension is not able to determine to which Joomla versions affect a vulnerability.
  • + New feature: forbid new admin accounts (Only Pro version).
  • Now we can forbid creation of new accounts with administration privileges. This kind of accounts will be automatically deleted if this feature is enabled.
  • + Fixed bug in the .htaccess protection (thanks for report this, Paul!) (Only Pro version).
  • If there was an .htaccess file it was deleted before applying the protection.

Sep 09 2016: Released version 1.1.12

  • + Fixed bug in "Upload&install" (thanks for your suggestion Mirko!)
  • When this feature was launched from a managed website, the extension was installed in all managed websites by mistake. Now is installed only on selected managed website.
  • + Changed pagination to top of page when listing websites (thanks your your suggestion, Mirko and Mik!)
  • + Added "Refresh" button into each website (thanks for your suggestion Mik!)
  • This way we can update website's info without going to the main panel..
  • + Added option to manage sites protected with htaccess/htpasswd.
  • If the site was protected with a htaccess/htpasswd, we got an error 401 trying to manage it. Now we can add the username and password as website's info so we can manage it.
  • + Improvements managing websites (thanks for your suggestion Mirko!)
  • Now you can update the Joomla! core and Securitycheck Pro (if outdated) from "Manage Websites" screen.
  • + New feature: Cron
  • Now we can schedule a "Refresh info" task and get a report of our managed website's status by email.

Jun 27 2016: Released version 1.1.11

  • + Added the option to upload and install an extension inside every managed website (thanks for your suggestion Mirko!)
  • This way we can use this feature from each website.
  • + Added Back-to-top button (thanks for your suggestion Mirko!)
  • Now this button appears in the 'Manage websites' screen when there are many websites to manage.
  • + Added "Manage website" button on each website managed (thanks for your suggestion Mik!)
  • Now we can directly manage each remote website from main screen (instead of selecting the website and clicking in the button).
  • + Added "Make Backup" button on each website managed (thanks for your suggestion Mirko!)
  • Now we can directly launch a remote backup (if Akeeba Backup is installed and configured).
  • + Improvements in usability (thanks for your suggestions Joseba!)
  • Now we can go to each submenu quickly from Joomla Components Menu.
  • + Improvements in listed websites (thanks for your suggestions Joseba!)
  • Now we can also see the number of outdated extensions on each manage website.

May 22 2016: Released version 1.1.10

  • + Improvements in the 'Refresh Info' feature
  • Now we also get the returned message by the remote server when it can't be reached. This way we have a clue of what's happening.
  • + Added code to overwrite server restriction limits (max_execution_time)

Jun 27 2016: Released version 1.0.2

  • + Now we can choose which parameters (email, ip and username) must be checked against the StopForumSpam (requieres Securitycheck Pro).

May 31 2016: Released version 1.0.1

  • + Fixed bug checking against the Stopforumspam server that could cause a false positive.

May 23 2016: Released version 1.0.0

  • + Initial changelog

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