SpyShelter Change List (12/Feb/2024)

  • We added support for older Windows 10 versions, with our driver, and installer.
  • SpyShelter now handles Trusted Microsoft Publishers in a slightly different way. Please let us know in the forum if you notice any issues.
  • SpyShelter now has a new startup animation.
  • When you turn on "Do not disturb" a counter will appear to let you know how much time is available until that mode ends. (06/Feb/2024)

  • Released the completely redesigned SpyShelter Antispyware Beta, with Pro and Ultimate paid versions.
  • The Paid versions are not yet available for sale.
  • All new user interface.
  • All new website.
  • Threat Detection and Automatic Quarantine.
  • System requirements are any 64-bit Windows 10 or Windows 11 computer with an Intel CPU.
  • "Classic" SpyShelter software versions are still available on our help page under "Classic SpyShelter Apps" and fully functional (both paid/free).

14.0 (02/Nov/2022)

  • Added App Exec Control to Premium under “Rules” tab
  • Skipped version 13 just in case it’s an unlucky number

12.9 (14/Sep/2022)

  • Fixed Application crash at start on some systems

12.8 (05/Sep/2022)

  • Added support for Windows 11 22H2
  • Added support for Windows 10 22H2
  • Fixed Windows 11 encryption issue
  • Minor fixes

12.7 (12/Oct/2021)

  • Improved support for Windows 11
  • Fixed bug with black screen while OS loading
  • Compatibility fixes

12.6 (27/Sep/2021)

  • Attempt to add support for Windows 11
  • Added support for Windows 10 21H2
  • Small internal updates

12.5 (07/Apr/2021)

  • Compatibility improvements for Keystroke encryption feature
  • Added support for Windows 10 21H1

12.4 (05/Jan/2021)

  • Added optional custom (not OS based) notification
  • Added possibility to disable all tray notifications
  • Minor fixes

12.3 (13/Oct/2020)

  • Added support for October 2020 Update (20H2)
  • Fixed rare BSOD on 32 bit version of Windows 10

12.2 (29/May/2020)

  • Added support for Windows May 2020 Update (20H1)
  • Fixed bug in GUI (Thread creation error)

12.1 (08/Apr/2020)

  • Added new anti screenshot feature (Screen Phantom)
  • Improvements with Keystroke encryption exclusions
  • Installer fixes
  • Small internal updates

12.0 (21/Oct/2019)

  • Fixed bugs with protection handling from tray icon
  • Internal database with signatures of trusted signers updated

11.9 (17/Sept/2019)

  • Added initial support for Windows 19H2
  • Minor internal updates and fixes

11.8 (12/Jun/2019)

  • Small compatibility and general improvements

11.7 (13/May/2019)

  • Fixed rare BSOD on Windows 10×64

11.6 (25/Apr/2019)

  • Added Windows 10 May Update (1903 build 18362) compatibility
  • Few security improvements

11.5 (18/Mar/2019)

  • Added option to specify custom path in Restriction Apps feature
  • Minor internal updates and improvements

11.4 (18/Feb/2019)

  • Added new(3rd) tree view mode display of Rules list
  • Replaced all images with new style and kind (vector based glyphs)
  • Implemented scaling feature for GUI (Auto, 125%, 150% PPI)
  • Many small general look improvements including scalable logo and other small improvements
  • Fixed few issues with protection state

11.3 (26/Nov/2018)

  • Fixed memory related issue in SpyShelter kernel driver
  • Squashed bug with BSOD and source of another potential crash

11.2 (09/Oct/2018)

  • Added Windows 10 Redstone 5 (October 2018 Update) compatibility
  • Addresses an issue with multithreading
  • Minor changes

11.1 (06/Jun/2018)

  • Fixed rare issue with freeze on alert window on Windows 10 RS4 (April Update)
  • Minor improvements

11.0 (17/Apr/2018)

  • Revised compatibility with Windows 10 RS4 build 17134
  • Updated Farsi language

10.9.9 (12/Apr/2018)

  • Fixed driver loading issue

10.9.8 (10/Apr/2018)

  • Added Windows 10 Spring Creators Update compatibility
  • Fixed uninstaller and settings problem
  • Fixed issues with license key installation
  • Azerbaijani language added
  • Other small internal improvements

10.9.7 (09/Jan/2018)

  • Self defence improvements
  • Firewall: Packet capture self test feature implemented
  • Improved registry protection
  • Process ID (PID) column added in Log Tab&Log file

10.9.6 (05/Dec/2017)

  • Automatic saving columns order implemented
  • Uninstaller improvements

10.9.5 (17/Oct/2017)

  • Added Windows 10 Fall Creators Update compatibility
  • Notification Balloons updates and fixes
  • Other corrections

10.9.4 (29/Aug/2017)

  • Certificate updates
  • Minor fixes

10.9.3 (10/July/2017)

  • Fixed security issue in KE encryption driver
  • Improved sound and webcam protection
  • Added new option to disable system sounds for notifications
  • Added feature to import/export processes to Keystroke encryption feature
  • Autoaccepted signatures database update
  • Minor Fixes

10.9.2 (17/May/2017)

  • Security issue fixed
  • Minor updates

10.9.1 (11/Apr/2017)

  • Added support for Windows 10 Creators Update
  • Added import/export feature for “User defined protected files”
  • Added import/export feature for “User defined protected registry keys”
  • Used defined protected reg keys improvements with expression patterns
  • Squashed small GUI and general bugs

10.9 (05/Jan/2017)

  • Added “All except below” for IP and Ports options to Firewall Zones and Rules
  • Added searching for IP collisions with new Network Zones
  • Improved Sound record protection under Windows 8/10
  • Changed logic of autoallowing registry entries in “Ask User” mode
  • Exec Rules: Now it’s possible to input path to avoid Wow6432 issues
  • Changed behaviour of tooltips showing to avoid multiple alerts
  • Fixed freeze issues common with launching Task Manager on alert
  • Improved compatibility with gaming platform clients
  • Few small internal fixes

10.8.9 (28/Oct/2016)

  • Fixed issue in export/import “no-hash” rules
  • Minor fixes

10.8.8 (14/Oct/2016)

  • Fixed bug in App Exec common with creating more than one ignore hash rule
  • Translations updates

10.8.7 (13/Oct/2016)

  • Added new feature to define custom protected registry keys
  • Extended internal registry protection feature
  • Solved freeze with some critical registry keys protection
  • Improved system protection on 64 bit systems
  • Added Hyper-V compatibility on Windows 10 AU Pro
  • Application execution rules improvements
  • Small improvements in GUI
  • Other minor fixes

10.8.6 (07/Sep/2016)

  • GUI: Added option to disable lists skinning
  • Language updates
  • General small improvements

10.8.5 (01/Sep/2016)

  • Added full support for new installations of Windows Anniversary Update
  • Improved Keystroke Encryption for Windows 10 Anniversary Update East-Asian languages versions
  • Implemented own virus scan result window + added option to rescan
  • Added SHA256 and MD5 hash support for custom scanner configuration
  • Minor fixes

10.8.4 (05/Aug/2016)

  • Improved compatibility of Keystroke Encryption on Windows 10 Anniversary Update
  • Fixed GUI issues with disappearing translations
  • Repaired problem with displaying translations for some dialogs

10.8.3 (03/Aug/2016)

  • Firewall driver status improvement on Windows 10 Anniversary update
  • Language updates

10.8.2 (02/Aug/2016)

  • Added support for Windows 10 Anniversary Update
  • Added (new) Online Virus Scan feature
  • Added new feature: External custom file scanners
  • Decrease false alerts on Windows 10
  • Improved performance of Rules Editing dialog on some systems
  • Fixed security issue with protected GUI
  • Fixed encrypted keys issue in Mail app(Windows 10)
  • Few minor improvements

10.8.1 (14/Jul/2016)

  • Added new licensing system
  • Further installer improvements

10.8 (27/Jun/2016)

  • Fixed updater and autoupdater bug with program malfunction after install
  • Fixed an issue related to installer and displaying program version number

10.7.9 (23/Jun/2016)

  • Fixed rare issue with unpredictable OS behaviour while loading SpyShelter drivers

10.7.8 (17/Jun/2016)

  • Added cleaning rules feature for parent/child processes at App Exec control
  • Added option to improve compatibility with remote control tools
  • Keystroke Encryption driver compatibility improved
  • Fixed BSOD in KE driver on 32 bit systems

10.7.7 (13/Jun/2016)

  • Removed online virus scanning feature

10.7.6 (15/Apr/2016)

  • Fixed a critical issue with Windows XP 64 bit support
  • Fixed an issue with loading 32 bit applications under 64 bit of Windows Vista/SP2

10.7.5 (31/Mar/2016)

  • Fixed Keystroke encryption driver load on Windows 10 32 bit
  • Added compatibility support for custom build of VirtualBox
  • French language update

10.7.4 (29/Mar/2016)

  • Added support for Windows 10 Redstone Insider build 14295
  • Fixed hooks settings for Windows 10 Redstone Insider build 14291
  • Language updates

10.7.3 (23/Mar/2016)

  • Improved compatibility with VirtualBox under Windows 8.x and 10
  • Added new option to show notifications for encrypted keys
  • Added support for Windows 10 Redstone Insider build 14291
  • Improved “Run as restricted” feature
  • GUI fixes

10.7.2 (9/Mar/2016)

  • It’s possible now to specify 64bit path while adding components
  • Added support for Windows 10 Insider build 14279
  • Fixed problem with shell context menu and “Run as Restricted” feature on Windows 8/10

10.7.1 (1/Mar/2016)

  • Added support for Windows 10 Insider build 14271
  • Fixed issue with PID display in Alert Window
  • Small fixes

10.7 (24/Feb/2016)

  • Added custom global network zones feature for Firewall feature of SpyShelter Firewall
  • Firewall rules are now allowed to use masks
  • Small cosmetic improvements

10.6.9 (5/Feb/2016)

  • Added support for Windows 10 Insider builds 14251 & 14257
  • Small installer improvements and fixes

10.6.8 (29/Jan/2016)

  • Added support for Windows 10 Insider builds 11099 & 11102
  • Fixed truncated captions issues in User Interface
  • Fixed visual issues with corrupted grid lines in lists
  • Removed Skins select feature – more info on Blog

10.6.7 (21/Jan/2016)

  • Added an option which allows disabling pop-up messages for automatically created rules
  • Improved drawing of dialog windows linked with Alert window
  • Fixed tray menu display issues for the disabled skin
  • Fixed minor color issues for Alert window

10.6.6 (15/Jan/2016)

  • Fixed Network Zones icons rendering issues on Windows 10 with custom DPI scaling

10.6.5 (14/Jan/2016)

  • Improved alert display as a top-level window
  • Fixed application crash while skin changing
  • Fixed rule deleting confirmation dialog focus
  • Various improvements with look on non standard system font size
  • Added support for Windows 10 Redstone build 11082

10.6.1 (21/Dec/2015)

  • New Default GUI implemented
  • Various bug fixes and improvements in interface
  • New stronger digital signatures for core application files
  • Language updates

10.5.2 (14/Nov/2015)

  • Added official support for Windows 10 Threshold 2 update

10.5.1 (7/Nov/2015)

  • Added support for Windows build 10586

10.5 (5/Nov/2015)

  • Implemented Alternative View for Rules list
  • Compatibility improvements for gaming platforms client applications
  • Added support for Windows 10 insider build 10565
  • Decreased number of false positive alerts on Windows 10
  • Added program icons on App Exec Control tab
  • Usability improvements

10.4 (12/Oct/2015)

  • Extended configuration options for AntiNetworkSpy feature
  • Fixed rare bug in Firewall WFP driver which caused very high CPU usage

10.3 (25/Sep/2015)

  • Firewall network activity monitor now includes UDP traffic
  • Fixed bug with multiple instances on different accounts
  • Fixed issue with account switching on Windows 10
  • Decreased number of false alerts on Windows 10
  • Added support for Windows 10 Insider Build 10547

10.2.2 (18/Sep/2015)

  • Security improvement on Windows 10×64

10.2.1 (17/Sep/2015)

  • Fixed problem with proper digital signatures recognition on some x64 systems

10.2 (17/Sep/2015)

  • Added full Keystroke Encryption support for Edge browser
  • Fixed numpad digits encryption on some systems with USB keyboards
  • Fixed firewall bug with firewall packets filtering
  • Improved protection on Windows 10
  • Added support for Windows 10 Insider Preview build 10532
  • Fixed problem with disabling shell context menu integration
  • Fixed the update-installer on Windows 10.

10.1 (28/Aug/2015)

  • SpyShelter Free Anti-Keylogger now supports 64bit systems
  • Free version offers now limited keystroke encryption feature
  • Fixed a crash that occured in Network List
  • Fixed a freeze problem in Windows 10
  • Added early support for Windows 10 build 10525
  • Other small improvements and fixes

10.0 (29/July/2015)

  • Added support for Windows 10 system
  • Small visual changes

9.9.1 (21/May/2015)

  • Added support for East Asian languages to Keystroke encryption driver
  • Fixed context menu handler bug when program starts from service
  • Added French version of User’s Manual
  • Few small improvements

9.8 (01/Apr/2015)

  • Self defence improvements

9.7.2 (17/Mar/2015)

  • Fixed issue security issue with password protection of GUI access
  • Farsi installer language update

9.7.1 (13/Mar/2015)

  • Fixed issue with process removing in KED
  • Installer and general language updates
  • Minor fixes

9.7.0 (11/Mar/2015)

  • Fixed hook issues and improved compatibility
  • Added new Autoupdate feature
  • GUI: Sorting feature implemented for Restricted tabs, KED, Process Execution
  • Added new feature to block network traffic
  • Minor fixes

9.6.5 (18/Feb/2015)

  • Self defense enhanced
  • Com protection improved
  • General protection improvements

9.6.3 (06/Feb/2015)

  • Fixed problem with truncated information in alert and automatic resizing
  • Added Polish, German, Spanish version of User’s Manual
  • Added Romanian GUI language
  • Other translation fixes and improvements

9.6.2 (10/Jan/2015)

  • Fixed bug with folder/component exclusion
  • AppExec Rules storing issue fixed
  • Component name & location are fixed for some dll hooks
  • Minor alert changes and improvements

9.6.1 (22/Dec/2014)

  • Fixed Keystroke Encryption driver issue on 32 bit systems
  • Japanese language update

9.6 (21/Dec/2014)

  • Blocking execution feature for all processes added
  • New menu item in General Rules: Block component execution
  • Performance optimizations
  • Implemented rules templates with save/load feature
  • Action alert reorganized and redesigned
  • Start SpyShelter by service feature
  • Changed default program look

9.5 (23/Oct/2014)

  • Fixed rare BSOD on Windows 8.x
  • Fixed bug in editing rules window on higher DPI scaling

9.4 (04/Oct/2014)

  • Fixed checking for update on start-up bug
  • Fixed new licenses issue on some systems

9.3 (02/Oct/2014)

  • Added new feature: Users can now block selected host directly from Network Activity tab
  • Added new feature: Users can now choose calculation method of sent and received data speed.
  • Improved system protection
  • Fixed Restricted Apps compatibility issues with Internet Explorer
  • Optimized GUI start time and program files size
  • Licensing system improvements
  • Few small GUI improvements

9.2 (18/Sept/2014)

  • Adjusted version number of SpyShelter Firewall to fit other SpyShelter products
  • Added new feature: Custom rules creator
  • Added new feature: Rules editor
  • [Firewall only] Custom firewall network rules control implemented
  • [Firewall only] Added “Network activity” under Firewall tab
  • Fixed bug that caused delayed taskbar response
  • Fixed Virtual keyboard launcher problem
  • Improved keystroke encryption compatibility
  • General compatibility and stability improvements
  • Several minor fixes

9.1 (01/Jul/2014)

  • SpyShelter now fully support Unicode
  • Fixed application freeze at system start-up when 2 dialog windows are displayed by SpyShelter
  • Fixed double decryption bug of keystroke encryption driver
  • Added new option – Full folder exclude
  • Added search bar for log tab
  • Rules tab now contains 2 subtabs General & Application Execution Control (Firewall edition only)
  • Export rules to file feature improved (Firewall edition). Now App Exec Control rules are also exported
  • Minor bug fixes

9.0 (13/Feb/2014)

  • Support of WinXP & Vista for keystrokes encryption driver

  • Improved firewall protection on Win8.x

  • New option for advanced users: Auto allow the action for the components signed by trusted signer

  • Improved alert window drawing with DirectX apps

  • HIPS improved (for additional driver only)

  • Firewall: Fixed fake ICMP alert issue

  • Few small GUI changes

  • Other minor fixes

8.9 (23/Dec/2013)

  • Added protection against browser extension keyloggers(Firefox) – Premium&Firewall only
  • Minor installer updates

8.8 (30/Nov/2013)

  • Anti keylogging module has been improved
  • HIPS module has been improved
  • Restricted applications module has been improved
  • Run Dialog bug on Windows 8×86 has been fixed (keys were not decrypted)
  • “Search” feature has been added to Rules tab
  • “Date” column has been added into table of Rules.
  • Improved Keystroke Encryption emulation (now some application work without adding them to KE filter exception list)
  • Chinese alert locale issue has been fixed
  • Several small tweaks

8.7 (25/Oct/2013)

  • Windows 8.1 32 & 64 bit is now supported
  • Minor fixes

8.6 (15/Oct/2013)

  • Webcam logging improved, new protection method added
  • Anti-DDE improved for Win8x64 (Only with keystroke encryption driver)
  • HIPS module improved
  • Self defense improved for Win8x64
  • New signers added

8.5.1 (25/Jun/2013)

  • Fixed bug in installer and updater
  • Added new skins: Ubuntu, Gplus
  • Help files updates
  • Language files updates

8.5 (25/Jun/2013)

  • Several core security updates against new malware attacks
  • Anti kernel mode logger support for new 64 bit systems
  • User defined untrusted signers list is implemented
  • New monitoring action added
  • Few smaller fixes
  • GUI: New skin implemented

8.4 (23/May/2013)

  • Keystroke encryption driver now supports 32 bit editions of Windows 7 and 8
  • Improved anti keylogging features on Windows 8×64
  • Improved process execution rules in Installer Mode
  • Implemented new anti-sound record protection for Win8
  • Improved compatibility with other security software on Win8x64
  • Added option for log creation status
  • HIPS module improved to cover more areas of possible security vulnerabilities
  • Minor anti-keylogging improvements
  • Other minor improvements

8.3 (02/May/2013)

  • Improved compatibility with third party software
  • Anti-keylogging improvements
  • GUI improvements
  • Hungarian translation added
  • Other fixes

8.2 (04/Apr/2013)

  • Improved KeyStroke encryption driver, fixed bugs
  • Improved compatibility for Windows 8×64
  • Fixed bug with Windows 8 logon
  • Licensing problems fixed
  • New skins added (Metro UI and Windows 8)
  • GUI small visual bug fixes
  • Updates in some language GUI translations

8.1 (26/Mar/2013)

  • Fixed GUI crash at program start-up on some computers.
  • Improved compatibility(fixed OS freeze at load) with other security software on 64bit systems
  • Small security improvements in core
  • Minor GUI look tweaks.

8 (22/Mar/2013)

  • Added support for Windows 8 Free, Premium, Firewall
  • Keystrokes encryption driver added
  • Improved registry protection
  • Improved Anti-keylogging
  • Wow64 improvements
  • VirusTotal Uploader Fixes
  • Many small changes and fixes
  • Other GUI Fixes

6.5 (22/Oct/2012)

  • Win8 32bit Support added Free, Premium, Firewall
  • Zeus trojan protection improvements
  • System protection has been improved = Free, Premium, Firewall
  • AntiKeylogging protection has been improved = Free, Premium, Firewall
  • Removed some false positives for system and anti-keylogging protection = Free, Premium, Firewall
  • Added Cleanup feature for Process Execution Rules = Firewall only
  • Added new context menu items for Process Execution Rules = Firewall only
  • Added showing command line parameters for process execution alerts on Vista+ = Firewall only
  • Update rules Dialog = Free, Premium, Firewall
  • Several small visual fixes in displaying skins
  • Various smaller FIXES

6.1 (17/Feb/2012)

  • Improved system protection
  • Self defense improved
  • Creating ADS is allowed for restricted apps.
  • New auto-created rules have additional icon in list
  • Small GUI display fixes
  • Rule creating date is saved and displayed in status bar
  • Improved signature checking routines.
  • Changed ‘Cleanup Rules’ dialog

6.00 (20/Oct/2011)

  • Registry protection was improved for 64bit and 32bit
  • Signature checking was improved
  • Now it shows registry category in alert window
  • Improved AntiNetworkSpy protection
  • Improved system protection for 32bit OS
  • Small GUI changes
  • Alerts were decreased for 64 bit & 32 bit OSes
  • Small fixes

5.42 (11/Aug/2011)

  • Fixed possible compatibility issue
  • Clean up process “stop” button paint on some skins issue fixed
  • Removed license problems
  • Language updates

5.41 (09/Aug/2011)

  • Autoclean option added
  • File changing detection implemented
  • Languages updates
  • Minor fixes

5.40 (04/Jul/2011)

  • Fixed BSOD on 64 bit systems and Restricted Apps
  • Huge BWList support – storing rules into file instead of registry
  • Important false alerts were removed
  • Alerts multithreading is implemented
  • Improved registry protection
  • Sorting feature extended reset sorting feature added + all columns support
  • Cleanup feature improvements and new options
  • Auto cleanup old rules feature added
  • Tooltip has new functional – now clicking on autoallow tooltip BWList is showed with recently added rule
  • Log extended – added new column
  • Help file reorganized and optimized(smaller file size)
  • Removed issue with multiple help file launch
  • Languages updates
  • Many small fixes and improvements

5.20 (30/May/2011)

  • Restricted mode implemented under 64 bit systems
  • RM mode compatibility and security improvements
  • Driver optimized: Faster read-write file opening
  • GUI load time is much faster now on Vista and above
  • New system protection features and updates (32 and 64 bit)
  • Improvements with showing alerts
  • Self defense improvements
  • Added “Web” skin
  • Russian language added
  • Minor fixes

5.14 (06/Apr/2011)

  • Improved compatibility with other security programs
  • Fixed issue with corrupted displaying paths spaces on BWLists when skin was used
  • Signature control procedures improved
  • GUI translations updated

5.12 (25/Mar/2011)

  • Improved dll injection detection under newer 64 bit Windows systems
  • Added options to kill child processes and all instances
  • Virustotal.com scan lock problem solved
  • Updated registry protection
  • New security option for program process protection
  • Added themes support for GUI option
  • Minor GUI fix with translations display

5.11 (08/Mar/2011)

  • Decreased number of false alerts: Huge internal signers database update – added over 9400 new positions (previously ~300)
  • Signatures processing function rewritten and strongly optimized
  • Fixed issue in AntiKernelModelogger module which blocked keys on some configurations
  • Added import export function for Trusted signers list
  • GUI translations display issue fixed
  • Language updates
  • Minor fixes

5.10 (01/Mar/2011)

  • Enabled AntiNetworkSpy module functionality under 64 bit systems
  • Fixed bug with special keys (control and shift keys functionality) on some systems
  • Extended process termination feature with BWLists
  • Added custom signers list feature
  • Added option to turn off skin
  • Added possibility to resize main form
  • Added Snow Leopard skin
  • Many small GUI fixes

5.04 (07/Feb/2011)

  • Added GUI skins support
  • Added support for VirusTotal.com scanning files in BWList and shell context menu
  • Small improvements

5.03 (25/Jan/2011)

  • Fixed bug in Cleanup function under 64 bit systems
  • Solved problem with double program instances on task bar
  • Fixed security leak with shell extension library
  • Small bug fixes with GUI
  • Spanish language update

5.02 (18/Dec/2010)

  • Solved problem with processing files under x64 systems
  • Installer fixes
  • Minor updates

5.01 (01/Dec/2010)

  • Fixed bug with autostart option on x64 systems
  • Fixed cosmetic bugs with some dialog windows display
  • Language updates

5.00 (29/Nov/2010)

  • Added new modes: Medium and High security level protection
  • Added virustotal.com scan suspicious files support
  • New option in alert window for terminating processes
  • Context menu added to OS with some program functions
  • GUI draw speed, minor fixes and improvements
  • Added Danish language
  • Many small tweaks

4.56 (02/Nov/2010)

  • System security protection updates
  • Added new signers to decrease false alerts
  • Fixed bug dot Net programs and false alerts
  • Fixed bug with program password protection
  • Fixed alert window look on dual monitor

4.55 (20/Sep/2010)

  • Decreased number of false alerts
  • Improved compatibility with other security applications
  • Fixed system crash in some specific situations
  • New localization: Dutch

4.54 (14/Sep/2010)

  • Digitally signing executables and installer of program
  • Help file updates
  • Minor fixes

4.53 (07/Sep/2010)

  • Added compatibility for Windows 2003 Server
  • Added Control for webcam capture and sound record in RM
  • Other updates to Restricted mode feature
  • Self defense was improved
  • Language files updates

4.52 (25/Aug/2010)

  • Several optimizations (optimized access to the driver)
  • Improved protection
  • Improved compatibility for virtual machines
  • File access violation list implemented for Restricted mode
  • Support for removable drives in Restricted mode
  • Other new functions and optimizations for RM
  • Added progress bar to cleanup function

4.51 (09/Aug/2010)

  • Several improvements to restricted mode feature
  • Process path detection improved
  • Japanese language added
  • Small fixes

4.50 (30/Jul/2010)

  • Added new feature (Restricted mode for 32 bit systems)
  • Fixed bug which with occasional exception on alert
  • Security updates
  • Small language corrections and other bug fixes

4.21 (14/Jul/2010)

  • Fixed hook restoring problem
  • Fixed a problem with the text length in non-default language GUI
  • Colored captions on alert window added
  • Improved self defense protection
  • Some other improvements and optimizations

4.20 (08/Jul/2010)

  • Monitoring of suspicious activity by specific action added
  • Autodetection of installer mode added
  • Minor fixes and AutoAllow updates

4.19 (02/Jul/2010)

  • System protection updates and fixes
  • Parent processes now showing in alert window
  • Log file and log window extended
  • Fixed cleanup feature issue on some systems

4.18 (30/Jun/2010)

  • Added new feature (Installer mode)
  • Added actions notes for BWList entries
  • Improved anti keylogging routines
  • Minor general and language fixes

4.17 (19/Jun/2010)

Note: Program is released in two versions from now on SpyShelter Personal Free and SpyShelter Premium

  • HIPS, many security and performance updates
  • Added protection for drivers and services against modification
  • Added protection against blocking keyboard and mouse input
  • Extended functionality of cleanup function
  • New function added to BWLists
  • Setup improvements (localization)
  • Minor changes and fixes

4.16 (11/Jun/2010)

  • Updates to System protection module, some changes regarding security vulnerabilities
  • Registry protection improved
  • Added proxy feature to update function
  • New language added
  • Minor fixes and AutoAllow updates

4.15 (07/Jun/2010)

  • Few new system protection functions (HIPS)
  • Improved clipboard protection module
  • Installer improvements: Update mode added and other
  • Improved self defence
  • GUI: New toolbar in BWList tab
  • Minor bug-fixes

4.14 (01/Jun/2010)

  • New keylogging method protected
  • System protection updated (protection for some system files)
  • Fixed issue with update checking function on some configurations
  • Self defense updates
  • Decreased number of false alerts
  • Small installer improvements
  • New language added

4.12 (26/May/2010)

  • Fixed issue in „Report bug” function
  • Updated “AutoAllow” settings (less false alerts)
  • Some minor general fixes and changes

4.11 (21/May/2010)

  • Fixed bug with closing GUI on system shutdown
  • Fixed protection state saving issue
  • Installer updates: It’s now possible to run the program after the installation without the need to restart on all configurations
  • Small language updates

4.10 (19/May/2010)

  • New screenshot method protected
  • More registry autostart methods protected
  • Fixed stability issues on 64 bit version
  • Alert window now displays full registry path with value
  • Improved Self defense
  • Small installer fixes

4.09 (17/May/2010)

  • Fixed bug regarding the storing of the settings with selected GUI language

4.08 (15/May/2010)

  • General change in the way alerts work: when the user selects to remember the choice for some action, other activities belonging to the same group are automatically allowed
  • Extended alert information for some system protection actions
  • System protection module improved:
  • new hooks protection
  • new registry keys autostart methods protected
  • new screenshots method blocked
  • Updated installer, reboot is now not required after installation
  • Better self defense
  • Minor changes

4.06 (10/May/2010)

  • Fixed BSOD on some configurations during system load
  • Fixed issue with password protected GUI while the program was closing

4.05 (8/May/2010)

  • Performance optimizations:
  • Better SHA1 implementation included. ~ 50% faster than before, driver ask GUI for action and other file hash checking functions work now faster
  • Implemented driver internal cache for dll hook modules
  • Other optimizations
  • Improved compatibility with other programs
  • Fixed occasional BSOD on 32-bit systems
  • Added new Tab for logging actions
  • Added auto update program feature
  • New protection against screen capture method
  • New features added to context menu at BWList (Module details and cleanup rules)
  • New languages added
  • Improved Self defense
  • Other Few minor changes

4.00 (4/May/2010)

  • System protection was updated: Improved dll injection detection, new protections: – Changed default debugger path, Winlogon notify, Startup programs
  • Added two new options to Alert window
  • Auto Accept internal rules updated. Many vendors signatures have been added as trusted (resulting in a lower number of false alerts)
  • Black/White List changes: Added possibility of sorting by process name or module path, new ‘Protection Module’ Column, action status indicator replaced with icon
  • Bug fix: Sometime icon in the Alert Window was displayed corrupted
  • Added option to tray menu to switch protection state
  • New option in Settings tab added
  • Many small User Interface bug fixes (e.g. clearing statistics while changing language)

3.90 (24/Apr/2010)

  • Fixed bug with BWList
  • Added handling for some Asian filenames (e.g. Chinese, Japanese)
  • System protection updated: Added shield against some rootkit install methods, driver registering and injections;protection against Hard Drive direct write access (for physical and logical Hard Drives)
  • Improved self defense
  • Improved compatibility
  • Added icon of processed program in the Alert window.
  • Added new languages in the user interface
  • Minor updates in Internal rules for trusted programs

3.80 (21/Apr/2010)

  • AntiScreenCapture module updated: added protection against 3 new screen capturing methods.
  • System protection module updated: protection against injection of remote dll and defense preventing access to system debugger.
  • Fixed problem with Windows Logon User Interface module.
  • Fixed issue with notification icon showing settings on Windows 7
  • Minor general GUI fixes

3.70 (15/Apr/2010)

  • Black/White list updated:
  • Export/import rules added
  • Added options: Manually exclude file or folder (Autoallow all actions)
  • Function optimized for better performance with large lists
  • (64bit version) improved compatibility with some security programs
  • Some new features for the System protection module including:
  • Protection against remote process memory patching,
  • Prevention from another new method of driver loading and auto-loading dll’s
  • Minor GUI changes (Minimize on close added, minimize button removed)

3.60 (08/Apr/2010)

  • Improved system protection module against the load of drivers
  • Improved driver performance
  • Minor GUI look change (protection switch)
  • Internal rules for “Auto allow” settings updated

3.53 (1/Apr/2010)

  • Improved security and internal rules for “Auto allow” settings
  • Minor changes

3.52 (31/Mar/2010)

  • Improved compatibility of AntiNetworkSpy module with other security products
  • New language added

3.5 (28/Mar/2010)

Added new module AntiNetworkSpy

  • Improved clipboard protection module
  • Minor general fixes

3.3 (21/Mar/2010)

  • Improved clipboard protection module
  • Improved protection against fake signed processes
  • Other security fixes
  • Added two new GUI languages

3.2 (16/Mar/2010)

  • Updated main program look

3.1 (12/Mar/2010)

  • Fixed bug with counting of file sizes for some files under 64 bit systems
  • Added hotkey “Delete” to Black/White list
  • Minor bug fixes

3.0 (26/Feb/2010)

  • Added new module Anti Sound Logger, which protects against trojan sound loggers of VOIP programs
  • Fixed bug with some printers under Windows Vista and Windows 7
  • Improved program stability
  • Minor bug fixes

2.0 (24/Oct/2009)

  • Added support for Windows 7 Final 32 and 64 bits

1.0 (06/Oct/2009)

  • First public release