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  2. Securitycheck Pro changelog
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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

Nov 16 2016: Released version 2.8.16

  • + Database update until Nov 16 2016 (3 new Joomla core vulnerabilities added) (both versions).
  • + Fixed bug in File permissions (thanks for report this Antonino!) (Only Pro version).
  • A missing character caused file permissions scan results were not showed in "View file permissions" option.
  • + Fixed bug in italian translation (thanks for report this Alex!) (Only Pro version).
  • + Fixed bug in malware scanner (thanks for report this Vladimir!) (Only Pro version).
  • If the "Scan only executable files" option was enabled some files were not analyzed.
  • + Fixed bug in hide backend exceptions (thanks for report this Tomasz!) (Only Pro version).
  • To work fine each exception must be created with a "QUERY_STRING" instead of a "REQUEST_URI" parameter.
  • + Improvements to set the memory_limit (thanks for report this Rikirp!) (Only Pro version).
  • If for some reason a not valid value is set in the Global configuration field, we get a blank page. Now we have added the code the avoid this behavior.
  • + Added button to mark only selected files as safe in file integrity (Only Pro version).
  • Now we can mark only some files as safe in file integrity feature.
  • + Fixed bug in a control center function (thanks for your time and patience Stambol!) (Only Pro version).
  • Joomla core was not updated using Control Center due to an obsolete function to download it.
  • + New feature: Import/export blacklisted/whitelisted IPs (thanks for your suggestion Christian!) (Only Pro version).
  • Now there is an option to import and export IPs from blacklist/whitelist.
  • + New translation available: Portuguese (Only Pro version).
  • Thank you very much for your effort, Paulo!

Oct 08 2016: Released version 2.8.15

  • + Database update until XX XX 2016 (3 new vulnerabilities added) (both versions).
  • + Malware database updated (thanks for your contribution Howard!) (Only Pro version).
  • + PHP 7.1 compatibility (both versions).
  • PHP 7.1 has deprecated the mcrypt encryption library which is used for settings' encryption and to communicate with Securitycheck Pro Control Center. This version replaces the mcrypt library with the OpenSSL extensions of PHP for encryption. OpenSSL must be installed for encryption to work.

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.

Nov 16 2016: Released version 1.1.14

  • + Fixed bug in "Remote backup" feature (thanks for report this Mirko!)
  • Due to the change in the cipher method introduced in the past version this feature was not working.
  • + Added improvements in Cron
  • If for some reason the Cron task has been running more than 6 hours we will be able to reset it.
  • + New translation available: Portuguese
  • Thank you very much for your effort, Paulo!

Aug 07 2016: Released version 1.1.13

  • + Fixed bug in "Upload&install" (this time is true) (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.
  • + PHP 7.1 compatibility.
  • PHP 7.1 has deprecated the mcrypt encryption library which is used for settings' encryption and to communicate with managed websites. This version replaces the mcrypt library with the OpenSSL extensions of PHP for encryption. OpenSSL must be installed for encryption to work.
  • + Fixed bug in "Update" buttons of every listed website.
  • If an update for Securitycheck Pro or the Joomla! core is available we have a button in all managed websites which allows us to update them without entering in every mnaged website. There was a bug preventing this behavior.
  • + Added option to redirect to 'Managed websites' screen after login (thanks for your suggestion Irek!)
  • This is useful if you use Joomla only as a way to manage all your websites. It can be enabled in Global configuration --> Tuning.
  • + Added new row in managed websites (thanks for your suggestion Irek!)
  • From it we will be able to launch remote tasks and update outdated extensions without accessing every website.

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 1.0.2

  • + 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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