What's new in 5.3.174622.1216?
Below are *some* of the enhancements. The fixes included in the release notes are not the full list of the fixes.
NEW! Full IPv6 Support in firewall
NEW! Rootkit Scanner - Hidden registry keys, files and folders are detected
NEW! 5 skins from COMODO, including a native windows skin
IMPROVED! AV database updating - Virus DB size reduced significantly
IMPROVED! AV engine - fixed some bugs and added new detection mechanisms
IMPROVED! Cloud scanning is enabled by default in manual scanner now
IMPROVED! Installer - It now enables/disables windows firewall/defender during the installation/uninstallation
FIXED! CIS causes massive amount of entries in windows security audit logs
FIXED! AV does not validate the revocation status of the certificates in signed binaries
FIXED! BSOD in cmderd.sys
Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)
Q - Which link should I use to download?
A - If you are not one of the users of CIS Pro/Plus/Complete, you should use CIS Premium links.
Q - I am an existing user using a paid version of CIS Plus/Pro/Complete) What should I do?
A - We recommend you to wait for the updates next week. Only the setups are released as of today(12/29/2010). However, if you would like to reinstall, we have included the links below for our reference.
Q - I am an existing user using a previous version of CIS. Do I receive the updates now?
A - Only the setups are released as of today(12/29/2010). We will be issuing the updates next week.
Q - Should I uninstall CIS 5.0 and reinstall CIS 5.3?
A - You dont have to. You will get the update next week anyway. But if you dont want to wait, you can.
Q - I dont want to wait for updates. Do you recommend me to uninstall CIS 5.0 and install CIS 5.3 if I have my own security configurations with a lot of changes to the defaults?
A - No. It is better to wait for updates if you want to keep your existing settings. Although importing your previous security configuration might keep your existing settings, you might miss new modifications to the default policies. Are there big security risks if i do so though? No.
Q - Does CIS 5.3 include DACS?
A - No. It is still being developed.
Q - I had reported an issue before. Is it addressed in this release?
A - We are grateful to you for helping us by reporting the issues you observed. Please be certain that all of the issues reported in the forum are in our formal release process. It *might* have been addressed in this release. But if it didnt, it will definetly be in the future releases.
Q - Are the versions downloaded from the web site the same as these?
A - Yes they are.
Q - Why doesnt the web page include the latest version infromation yet?
A - It is being updated and be online soon. Because you are a comodo family member, we would like to give you this release as a new year's gift.
64 Bit Operating Systems:
Size: 36M ( 37477704 )
32 Bit Operating Systems:
Size: 34M ( 35188552 )