Software Update: Comodo Internet Security 4.0

With its Internet Security, Comodo offers a total package for protecting a computer. It includes a firewall and antivirus protection that were previously offered separately. For more information, we refer you to this page. The developers of Comodo have released a new version of Internet Security in the form of 4.0 and provided the following list of changes since the previous entry in the Meuktracker:

Version 4.0:

  • NEW! Seamless live PC support Integration
    This version has a built-in Live Support for getting instant help from the experts for any type of problems.
  • NEW! New User Interface Theme
    A new user interface theme has been introduced with this version.
  • NEW! New Web Based Installer
    Now, there is a single setup file which downloads and installs the required products according to operating system the computer has. The product installers are created with Microsoft Windows Installer for native installation/uninstallation support.
  • NEW! Integrated Sandbox
    Proactive Defense ie Defense+ now includes a built-in sandbox which combines file system/registry virtualization and least-privileged user account principle in order to combat with unknown malware.
  • IMPROVED! Default Deny Protection
    Defense+ now automatically sandboxes all unknown applications/executables until they are analyzed.
  • IMPROVED! Significantly fewer number of popup alerts
    Defense+, with the help of new sandboxing technologies, has a more powerful default security policy while having significantly fewer number of alerts compared to previous versions. Also in this version, Defense+ and Firewall, by default, do not create automatic rules for already known safe applications.
  • IMPROVED! Popup alert layout
    The new popup alerts now include additional options which allow the users to take COMODO Time Machine snapshots or set Windows system restore points, submit suspicious files for immediate analysis.
  • IMPROVED! Antivirus Engine
    Antivirus engine has been improved for better detection and cleaning. The new engine now has disinfection support for the infected files. A new command line virus scanner (cavscan.exe) has been introduced in order to address the need for scanning the computers in windows safe mode or scanning files transferred from MSN etc.

Version 3.14.130099.587:

  • FIXED! Defense+ File Protection can be bypassed under certain scenarios
  • FIXED! Threatcast registration fails in some 64 bit operating systems
  • FIXED! AV does not update the virus database properly under certain circumstances

Version 3.13.125662.579 ::

  • NEW! AV engine was integrated

Version number 4.0
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Windows 7 x64, Windows XP, Windows XP x64, Windows Vista, Windows Vista x64
Website Comodo
License type Freeware