The latest ZoneAlarm® Internet Security Suite release is 13.2.015.000.

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Note: these notes also apply to ZoneAlarm Pro, ZoneAlarm AntiVirus and ZoneAlarm (free firewall) when applicable. For example, improvements to anti-spyware do not apply to our AntiVirus product, but do apply to Suite and Pro that both include anti-spyware features.

Release History:

  • 13.0 Branch
  • 13.2.015.000 was released to the public on May 30, 2014. See changes.

    13.1.211.000 was released to the public on Apr 29, 2014. See changes.

    13.0.208.000 was released to the public on Mar 24, 2014. See changes.

  • 12.0 Branch
  • 12.0.104.000 was released to the public on Oct 29, 2013. See changes.

  • 11.0 Branch
  • 11.0.780.000 was released to the public on Aug 21, 2013. See changes.

    11.0.768.000 was released to the public on Jun 26, 2013. See changes.

    11.0.000.504 was released to the public on Apr 6, 2013. See changes.

    11.0.000.054 was released to the public on Jan 25, 2013. See changes.

    11.0.000.038 was released to the public on Jan 3, 2013. See changes.

    11.0.000.020 was released to the public on Nov 20, 2012. See changes.

    11.0.000.018 was released to the public on Nov 9, 2012. See changes.

  • 10.0 Branch

    10.2.078.000 was released to the public on Aug 30, 2012. For changes in this version, click here.

    10.2.074.000 was released to the public on Aug 8, 2012. For changes in this version, click here.

    10.2.073.000 was released to the public on Aug 1, 2012. For changes in this version, click here.

    10.2.072.000 was released to the public on Jul 24, 2012. For changes in this version, click here.

    10.2.068.000 was released to the public on Jul 18, 2012. For changes in this version, click here.

    10.1.079.000 was released to the public on Nov 11, 2011. For changes in this version, click here.

    10.1.065.000 was released to the public on Nov 11, 2011. For changes in this version, click here.

    10.1.056.000 was released to the public on Nov 1, 2011. For changes in this version, click here.

    10.0.250.000 was released to the public on July 27, 2011. For changes in this version, click here.

    10.0.243.000 was released to the public on June 30, 2011. For changes in this version, click here.

    10.0.241.000 was released to the public on June 20, 2011. For changes in this version, click here.

    10.0.240.000 was released to the public on June 7, 2011. For changes in this version, click here.

  • 9.0 Branch

    9.3.037.000 was released to the public on September 13, 2010. For changes in this version, click here.

    9.3.014.000 was released to the public on July 26, 2010. For changes in this version, click here.

    9.1.603.000 was released to the public on June 7, 2010. For changes in this version, click here.

    9.1.507.000 was released to the public on March 26, 2010. For changes in this version, click here.

    9.1.008.000 was released to the public on October 19, 2009. For changes in this version, click here.

    9.0.114.000 was released to the public on September 25, 2009. For changes in this version, click here.

    9.0.112.000 was released to the public on September 22, 2009. For changes in this version, click here.

    9.0.083.000 was released to the public on August 31, 2009. For changes in this version, click here.

  • 8.0 Branch Vista and XP

    8.0.400.020 was released to the public on June 5, 2009. For changes in this version, click here.

    8.0.298.035 was released to the public on April 11, 2009. For changes in this version, click here.

    8.0.059.000 was released to the public on October 15, 2008. For changes in this version, click here.

    8.0.020.000 was released to the public on August 29, 2008. For changes in this version, click here.

    8.0.015.000 was released to the public on August 25, 2008. For changes in this version, click here.

  • 7.0 Branch

    7.0.483.000 was released to the public on July 10, 2008. For changes in this version, click here.

    7.0.473.000 was released to the public on April 22, 2008. For changes in this version, click here.

    7.0.470.000 was released to the public on March 20, 2008. For changes in this version, click here.

    7.0.462.000 was released to the public on November 20, 2007. For changes in this version, click here.

    7.0.408.000 was released to the public on September 12, 2007. For changes in this version, click here.

    7.0.362.000 was released to the public on July 3, 2007. For changes in this version, click here.

    7.0.337.000 was released to the public on March 15, 2007. For changes in this version, click here.

    7.0.302.000 was released to the public on January 15, 2007. For changes in this version, click here.

  • 6.5 Branch

    6.5.737.000 was released to the public on August 31, 2006. For changes in this version, click here.

    6.5.714.000 was released to the public on June 15, 2006. For changes in this version, click here.

    6.5.700.000 was released to the public on June 5, 2006. For changes in this version, click here.

  • 6.1 Branch

    6.1.744.001 was released to the public on March 27, 2006. For changes in this version, click here.

    6.1.744.000 was released to the public on March 1, 2006. For changes in this version, click here.

    6.1.737.000 was released to the public on November 22, 2005. For changes in this version, click here.

  • 6.0 Branch

    6.0.667.000 was released to the public on September 6, 2005. For changes in this version, click here.

    6.0.631.003 was released to the public on July 27, 2005. For changes in this version, click here.

    6.0.631.002 was released to the public on July 21, 2005. For changes in this version, click here.

  • 5.5 Branch

    5.5.094.000 was released to the public on April 26, 2005. For changes in this version, click here.

    5.5.062.011 was released to the public on February 10, 2005. For changes in this version, click here.

    5.5.062.004 was released to the public on December 2, 2004. For changes in this version, click here.

    5.5.062.000 was released to the public on November 8, 2004. For changes in this version, click here.

  • 5.1 Branch

    5.1.033.000 was released to the public on September 30, 2004. For changes in this version, click here.

    5.1.011 was released to the public on July 29, 2004. For changes in this version, click here.

  • 5.0 Branch

    5.0.590.043 was released to the public on June 21, 2004. For changes in this version, click here.

    5.0.590.015 was released to the public on May 24, 2004. For changes in this version, click here.

 

ZoneAlarm® Internet Security Suite version 13.2.015.000

  • Improved: Anti-Virus improvements
  • Improved: Minor performance and stability fixes

ZoneAlarm® Internet Security Suite version 13.1.211.000

  • Updated: Antivirus Engine improved compatibility with Windows 8.1 Update 1
  • Improved: ZoneAlarm client protection from Heartbleed vulnerability
  • Improved: Stability and performance enhancements

ZoneAlarm® Internet Security Suite version 13.0.208.000

  • New: Advanced Real-Time Antivirus (Real-Time Cloud Protection)
  • New: Anti-Keylogger
  • Updated: Antivirus engine
  • Updated: UI minor adjustments
  • Improved: Enhanced Browser Protection (Web Monitor)

ZoneAlarm® Internet Security Suite version 12.0.104.000

  • New: Windows 8.1 support.
  • Updated: Antivirus engine.
  • Improved: AV detection.

ZoneAlarm® Internet Security Suite version 11.0.780.000

  • Improved: Antivirus detection.

ZoneAlarm® Internet Security Suite version 11.0.768.000

  • New: Updated AV Engine.
  • New: Web scanner - blocks web threats before they reach your browser or hard drive.
  • New: Forcefield removed, replaced with new and improved Site Check technology and security toolbar.
  • New: Latest version of Firefox is supported.
  • Improved: Stability and performance enhancements.

ZoneAlarm® Internet Security Suite version 11.0.000.504

  • Added: Windows 8 - ELAM protection (Early Launch Anti-Malware)
  • Updated: Antivirus Engine
  • Improved: Rootkit detection

ZoneAlarm® Internet Security Suite version 11.0.000.054

  • Fixed: Compatibility issue with XP SP2
  • Fixed: Parental controls installation exception error.

ZoneAlarm® Internet Security Suite version 11.0.000.038

  • New: Do Not Track
  • New: Facebook Privacy Scan
  • Added: Firefox 17.0.1 support
  • Improved: AV Behavioral Scanning Engine

ZoneAlarm® Internet Security Suite version 11.0.000.020

  • Improved: AV engine
  • Fixed issue: Installer screens not displayed properly on some systems

ZoneAlarm® Internet Security Suite version 11.0.000.018

  • Added: Windows 8 compatibility
  • Added: Firefox 16 support
  • Fixed: Java 7 compatibility

ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 10.2.078.000

  • Added: Firefox 15 support

ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 10.2.074.000

  • Added: Italian language localization

ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 10.2.073.000

  • Optimized: Installer, component installation order

ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 10.2.072.000

  • Added: Firefox 14 support
  • Fixed issue: Chrome configuration fix
  • Fixed issue: ZA Free, messaging usability improvements

ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 10.2.068.000

  • Added: Firefox 14 support
  • Added: Stop all internet activity option
  • Added: Snooze AV or Firewall for 5 mins option
  • Improved: Security toolbar
  • Improved: AV engine
  • Improved: Installer
  • Fixed issue: Riskware options usability
  • Fixed issue: Various other improvements and fixes

ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 10.1.079.000

  • Added: Remember this setting back into the Alerts
  • Added: List view sorting for Programs list
  • Added: Program Trust level can be set from the Program list view again
  • Fixed issue: Antivirus Logging enabled in some cases after installation
  • Fixed issue: Display issue with treatment of riskware in archives
  • Fixed issue: In some cases an Antivirus scan was started after every reboot
  • Fixed issue: Display problem with some Application firewall rules
  • Fixed issue: Program list view icons are not always displaying correctly in localized versions
  • Fixed issue: Default program control setting should be Auto mode
  • Fixed issue: Program list "kill" mode icon not displayed correctly
  • Fixed issue: No warning is displayed when a program is set to "kill"
  • Fixed issue: AntiSpam version not displayed in Vista/Win7
  • Fixed issue: Various other improvements and fixes

ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 10.1.065.000

  • Added: Support for Firefox 8 (web security toolbar)(prior versions of Firefox will not be supported)
  • Fixed issue: Use the correct date for firewall logs
  • Fixed issue: User can't select install path on 64-bit machine
  • Fixed issue: Long path installation not working
  • Fixed issue: Problem with Program Alerts displaying correctly
  • Fixed issue: Various other improvements

ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 10.1.056.000

  • Browser security toolbar now supports Firefox 7 (prior versions of Firefox are not supported)
  • Fixed issue: antivirus updates sometimes failed for some users
  • New universal installer for all supported languages
  • New and improved notifications for antivirus Advanced Disinfections
  • New "Synchronize License" link is now in the Tools menu
  • Fixed issues that occurred in some instances:
    • Fixed issue: Application Control Expert Rules not working properly
    • Fixed issue: Not all Alert & Log settings persist after restart
    • Fixed issue: Advanced disinfection dialog error
    • Fixed issue: Expert Rule not blocking SSL properly
    • Fixed issue: Backup and Restore stop working after restarting
    • Fixed issue: Proxy settings are not correctly saved when updating from 9.x to 10.x
    • Fixed issue- License key is not always refreshed in UI
    • Fixed issue: IDLock is not enabled in ZoneAlarm Anti-virus
    • Fixed issue: Public / Trusted zone settings not displaying correctly
    • Fixed issue: Installer failed with error 127
    • Fixed issue: On startup, check for orphaned av.tmp files and then delete them
    • Fixed various other stability and usability fixes

ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 10.0.250.000

  • Added support for Firefox 5 and Internet Explorer 9 for ZoneAlarm Security toolbar
  • Fixed conflict with HP Support Assistant
  • Fixed problem where a daily scan would sometimes occur when not scheduled

ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 10.0.243.000

  • Improved client installation
  • Improved parental control installation in ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite
  • Add SKU name in client about box

ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 10.0.241.000

  • This update improves compatibility with non-English operating systems and stand-alone versions of Hard Drive Encryption.

ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 10.0.240.000

  • New user-friendly design: Easy for all levels of users, confirms protection at a glance. Runs automatically, is easy to customize and provides instant access to support and 24/7 live chat.
  • Quick install: Makes securing your computer faster and easier than ever.
  • Enhanced Cloud Security: 3rd generation cloud technologies detect 50,000 - 75,000 new applications every day and verify threats detected by behavioral scans.
  • New Antivirus engine: Including behavioral detection and advanced virus removal, plus virus pre-scan during installation.
  • New complete suite of parental controls: Limits time spent online and helps you block pornography, hate sites, questionable chat rooms, online gambling, profanity and more.
  • Online Backup--free 2GB of storage space

ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 9.3.037.000

  • This update includes security and stability improvements, and fixes a rare file download issue.

ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 9.3.014.000

  • Performance and stability improvements:
    • Includes Microsoft patch for Windows 7 and Vista systems:
      • Resolves issues with running two security products at once
      • Resolves Internet connectivity and stability issues, especially with Windows 7 64-bit systems
    • IPv6 support now on by default for supported operating systems
    • Fixed: Issue causing slow startup of Internet Explorer
    • Fixed: Excessive hard drive activity issue

ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 9.1.603.000

  • OS support:
    • Windows 7 SP1 BETA now supported
  • Performance and stability improvements:
    • Fixed: Issues that sometimes inhibited PC performance
    • Fixed: Hibernation issues
    • Fixed: Delays on initial loading of certain programs, including Internet Explorer 8
    • Fixed: Crypt32 errors appearing in event log

ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 9.1.507.000

  • Enhancements:
    • Browser Security can now be turned off and on from within ZoneAlarm
    • Improved client analysis of threat events to feed into and improve Program Advisor for faster, more thorough responses to threat outbreaks and increased usability
    • Clicking the "Check for Updates" button now includes a check for Browser Security updates
    • Anti-virus scan speed improved, along with other minor anti-virus improvements
    • Usability improvements to Anti-virus and Browser Security settings
    • Browser Security Advanced Download Detection shows green alert when a download is safe and red when a download is dangerous.
  • Other improvements:
    • Improved anti-virus signature update reliability
    • Various stability and performance improvements, including fixed issues shown below
  • Fixed issues:
    • Fixed: Contextual (right-click) scan doesn't work for shared network drives on 64-bit platforms
    • Fixed: Service Control doesn't detect kernel4b.exe test from Matousec.com
    • Fixed: Preboot screen still appears after system decryption
    • Fixed: Scanning Status window sometimes freezes after resuming from sleep mode
    • Fixed: Browser security does not detect Winamp Lite as good file
    • Fixed: Heuristic anti-phishing doesn't work with French localization
    • Fixed: Unable to use SnagIt program after disabling anti-keylogger
    • Fixed: Anti-keylogger not working in IE8 when minimizing one window from two on Vista x64
    • Fixed: Firefox "Add-ons" window always appears after "Clear Virtual Data" in Browser Security settings
    • Fixed: Scanning Status window freezes while scanning network files (right-click scan)
    • Fixed: Dynamic Trial Screen statistics display not working correctly
    • Fixed: Installation on Vista Home Basic is not blocked (should be blocked because not supported)
    • Fixed: IE8 Web-page Save dialog contains no file name in File name field
    • Fixed: Anti-virus scan doesn't start during drive encryption
    • Fixed: Wrong text in Recovery Wizard window when uploading failed
    • Fixed: Blue screen occurred while browsing in Mozilla Firefox 3.5.3 on XP. Bookmarks and history cleared.
    • Fixed: IE7 and Firefox won't launch after enabling Virtualization and setting Program Control to Max.
    • Fixed: Anti-keylogger blocks all entered data after file download in IE6
    • Fixed: It is not possible to type something in IE6 with disabled browser security on Win XP SP3
    • Fixed: Browser security blocks "Snipping Tool" on Win 7
    • Fixed: Blue screen sometimes happened before or after computer going to sleep mode
    • Fixed: Windows shows alert during ZoneAlarm installation
    • Fixed: Rare vsmon crash during ZoneAlarm upgrade
    • Fixed: Slow ZoneAlarm update on Win 7 32bit
    • Fixed: On Win 7, folder created called "ZoneAlarm" containing shortcut to Diagnostics Tool

ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 9.1.008.000

  • Windows 7 operating system compatibility
  • Component Object Model (COM) monitoring (to stop advanced attacks that use the COM Windows component)
  • Improved antivirus/anti-spyware with enhanced rootkit detection
  • Improved status reporting during anti-virus updates
  • Improved performance in Browser Security module
  • Addressed a rare issue where keystroke encryption caused erroneous typing output

ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 9.0.114.000

  • Browser security fixes:
    • Fixed: Unable to install Adobe Flash Player add-on under Mozilla Firefox 3.5.3 in Internet mode
    • Fixed: Unable to install No Script add-on for Firefox when virtualization is enabled
    • Fixed: Communication with Smart Defense Advisor.
  • Other fixes:
    • Fixed: AV DAT version is correctly refreshed after an AV update

ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 9.0.112.000

  • Browser security fixes:
    • Fixed: Not possible to type in Internet Explorer (IE) 7 in Private browsing mode
    • Fixed: System stops responding after opening PDF file in IE 7 and 8 on XP when virtualization is on
  • Compatibility and Stability improvements:
    • Fixed: Blue screen crash after starting IE 7 (if ForceField is set to manual startup)
    • Fixed: Performance problems when using iTunes
    • Fixed: Screen freezes during ZoneAlarm installation or configuration in some cases
  • Other fixes:
    • Fixed: Adding a firewall rule to block a specific hostname blocked all traffic

ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 9.0.083.000

  • New Browser Security:
    • Advanced Download Protection:
      • Detects the latest zero-day threats in downloads that you initiate-before they reach your computer
      • Includes heuristic analysis and program check
      • Can run and analyze download behavior in a virtual environment if necessary
    • Spy site detection
    • Signature and heuristic phishing detection
    • Website safety check and rating
  • New unified anti-virus and anti-spyware engine:
    • Scans 80%-90% faster and combines anti-virus and anti-spyware into one scan
    • More advanced scan options- riskware, ADS, heuristic scanning, and more exception options
    • Additional on-access scan controls
    • On-access scanning now detects spyware
  • Program control features to stop advanced security bypass attacks:
    • Timing attack protection
    • Service control manager protection (not supported on 64-bit and Windows 7)
  • Other enhancements:
    • Many performance improvements
    • Reduced number of unnecessary alerts
    • Windows 7 ready (Free compatibility update to run on Windows 7 when it is released)

    Note: To streamline in an age where web privacy controls are built into the most popular browsers and email attachment scanning is included in the major email applications, privacy controls and inbound MailSafe have been removed with this release.

ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 8.0.400.020

  • Firewall Enhancements for the High level setting:
    • Service Control Manager (SCM) monitoring to catch drivers being launched
    • Raw disk access detection added to catch malware that tries to open the kernel memory directly
  • Installation:
    • Cleaner uninstall
    • Automated Windows XP Service Pack 2 upgrade option
    • Faster upgrade installations
    • Vista Service Pack 2 support
  • Fixed Issues:
    • Fixed issue where Antivirus could not be enabled.
    • Incompatibility issues with Remote Desktop connections have been resolved.
    • Incompatibility issues with Cisco VPN have been resolved.
  • Other Enhancements:
    • Email security now supports 64bit Vista, IMAP accounts and the Windows Mail client
    • Stability and performance improvements

ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 8.0.298.035

  • Added extra Conficker worm detection.

ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 8.0.059.000

  • Performance improvements:
    • Improved system boot time
    • Improved start-up time after hibernation and sleep mode
  • Anti-virus improvements:
    • Fixed automatic antivirus/antispyware update setting not saving in Vista (ZoneAlarm Antivirus and Internet Security Suite)
    • Fixed view update not opening the update dialog (ZoneAlarm Antivirus and Internet Security Suite)
  • Compatibility and Stability improvements:
    • Fixed compatibility issue with Microsoft VPN
    • Fixed occasional crashes in vsmon engine
    • Fixed occasional hangs during shutdown
  • Various other improvements:
    • Various install and upgrade improvements
    • Two security enhancements

ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 8.0.020.000

  • Fixed compatibility issue with Network Magic and networking software that comes with certain brands of routers

ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 8.0.015.000

  • Security improvements:
    • Many Firewall/OSFirewall improvements stop more attacks, pass leak tests
    • Enhanced self-protection. More hardening and other self-protection added to withstand an onslaught of attacks ("stability under fire")
    • Early boot protection - new icon with a special tooltip now appears sooner during start-up (though security is active even before the icon shows).
    • Enhanced: Root-kit protection within OSFirewall blocks more threats
    • New daily credit monitoring - monitors your credit reports daily with email alerts and reports; notifies you if there have been changes because these are often an indication of identity theft.
    • Newly updated Identity Protection Center makes it easier for you to protect your identity in the physical world too.
    • Various antivirus and anti-spyware improvements.
  • Performance improvements:
    • Anti-virus: Scan modes added so you only scan what you need, increasing scan speed by 50% while still providing superior protection
    • Improved reboot time, login time, session start, UI loading, various other performance improvements throughout the product.
  • Ease-of-use improvements:
    • New User Interface
    • One-click Fix-it button lets you fix issues instantly
    • Improvements in Smart Defense: Millions of applications have security access automatically pre-set so the user doesn't have to set them

ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 7.0.483.000

  • Compatibility with Microsoft Update KB951748 has been fixed

ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 7.0.473.000

  • Compatibility improvements:
    • Fixed compatibility issue with public beta of ForceField
  • Other improvements:
    • Various stability improvements.

ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 7.0.470.000

  • Usability improvements:
    • Fixed the issue where in some cases the client would "lose" settings, causing user to respond to alerts that otherwise would not appear
    • Prevent unnecessary error dialog to be displayed for non-Admin users
    • Client can now be started in safe mode (with networking only) for antivirus scan and removal
  • Compatibility improvements:
    • Enable content filtering and privacy when ForceField is active
    • Fixed the Spy Doctor Gate to only gate for 5.0 and earlier
    • Free ZoneAlarm firewall and ZoneAlarm Pro can now co-exist with Kaspersky AV
  • Various other stability and performance improvements

ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 7.0.462.000

  • Performance improvements:
    • Improved system boot time
    • Included a new anti-spyware engine
    • Fixed problems with AV on dual-core and hyper-threaded machines.
  • Compatibility improvements:
    • Verified compatibility with Windows XP SP3
    • Fixed compatibility issue with Intuit Software
  • Stability improvements in anti-virus:
    • Fixed occasional hangs in advanced dialog window
    • Fixed occasional hangs during scan
    • Fixed occasional hangs in after repair of archive (or similar) on CD.
  • Additional Stability improvements:
    • Fixed occasional crashes in vsmon
    • Fixed occasional hangs during shutdown
    • Fixed occasional hangs in UpdClient.
    • Fixed various install and upgrade issues
    • Fixed window activation issue associated with automatic updates
  • Anti-virus improvements:
    • Fixed anti-virus signature versions not showing,
    • Don't reschedule AV updates after initial update completes
  • Anti-spyware improvements:
    • New anti-spyware engine
    • Fixed issue where AS updates reported the client up to date when the client had no internet access
  • Ease-of-use improvements:
    • New: Added Automatic Network Configuration to Wizard (will automatically add Domain Controller, DNS, DHCP, Network Printers and, mapped network drives to trusted zone)
    • Changed update frequency default to every 3 hours
  • Customization improvements:
    • Made AV/AS update frequency configurable
    • Added Global Reset-to-Default feature (invoked via Ctrl+Shift+right click on ZA icon in system tray).
    • Various other fixes and improvements

ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 7.0.408.000

  • Performance improvements in system startup and shutdown, antivirus, spysite loading, the update client, and more.
  • Stability improvements during antivirus scans, uninstall, while shutting down, and more.
  • Compatibility: Fixed compatibility issues with Project 2007, Bit Torrent, and Logitech Webcam.
  • Antivirus enhancements (in Suite and Antivirus products only): New scan priority for on-demand antivirus scans.
  • Various usability and other improvements.

ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 7.0.362.000

  • Antivirus enhancements: Enables email scanning and fixes issue where memory scans could not be skipped.
  • Stability enhancements: Various improvements including better Outlook stability working with ZoneAlarm's anti-spam and better stability while using privacy features.
  • Compatibility enhancements: Works better with Outlook and Netflix's Downloading service.
  • Performance enhancements: Better anti-spam performance, fixed occasional hang during AV updates, addressed issues with hourly updates stealing focus from some applications and games.

New and improved ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 7.0.337.000

  • New Anti-spam version with enhanced image spam detection capabilities
  • Antivirus updates that were failing with some proxy settings have been restored
  • Antivirus licensing that allowed some customers’ antivirus to stop functioning has been fixed
  • Other enhancements to optimize antivirus scanning, treatment and updating
  • Fixed Microsoft Security Center notifications not being updated correctly
  • Fixed issue where expert rules disappeared after a restart
  • Added install gates for AV SKU’s to prevent BSOD for users that have not upgraded their Spydoctor and System Mechanic’s builds to the latest one that fixed the problem
  • A change was made to allow per application expert rules
  • Removed Google Desktop installation warning
  • Fixed issue with the parental control blocked page images not being displayed
  • Some rare reports of crashing have been isolated and addressed
  • Yahoo IM8 audio issue fixed
  • Formatting and translation improvements on non-English products
  • Program learning mode duration set to 21 days by default
  • Various other fixes

New and improved ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 7.0.302.000

  • All new antivirus engine from Kaspersky includes a new virus database and extended spyware database as well as the industry's only hourly update system.
  • An optional "silent start" mode called auto-learn has been added that detunes the OSFirewall and parts of the network firewall for the first n days (n is variable, default 7) while ZoneAlarm learns the user's unique PC environment. After n days, security reverts to maximum. This dramatically quiets the user experience, while maintaining high security including full stealth mode, Trojan protection, and all signature protection layers.
  • Product set-up process has been redesigned and shortened.
  • A pre-scan has been added to the start wizard that scans the user's PC for program files, compares programs with ZoneAlarm's SmartDefense Advisor database, and applies policy to said programs, both legitimate and malicious.
  • Settings in the Program control panel, Programs tab (Maximum, Auto-learn, Low, Off) have been revamped.
  • The UI has been refreshed, with new ZoneAlarm/Check Point branding.
  • Anti-spyware has been improved for better discovery and cleaning.
  • The spyware update system has been improved for reliability and responsiveness.

New and improved features in ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 6.5.714.000

  • Fixed - installation hanging during "configuring" message box
  • Fixed - In some instances rundll32 takes ~90-99% CPU
  • Fixed -Service stability issue

New and improved features in ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 6.5.700.000

  • Fixed - Identity Protection panel takes the place of the ID Lock panel. Includes ID Lock feature, adds a new identity protection center with stolen credit card monitoring and alerting, ID theft victim counseling, educational materials and more.
  • Fixed - Spyware site blocking blocks users from visiting Web sites known to proliferate spyware; also blocks spyware programs from visiting known spyware sites.
  • Fixed - Game mode: Right-mouse click control to stop alerts from interrupting game play.
  • Fixed - OS Firewall now monitors more program behaviors.
  • Fixed - OS Firewall global controls (located in Program Control/Main/Custom) to control common spyware actions at a global level.
  • Fixed - Antispyware/antivirus update service improvements correct rare latency issues.
  • Fixed - Addresses inability to delete ZoneAlarm files in Safe Mode.
  • Fixed - Addressed incompatibility with Red Orchestra Game.
  • Fixed - Fixed a service stability issue.
  • Fixed - Reduced memory usage during Anti-Spyware scan.
  • Fixed - Improved Boot time.
  • Fixed - Improved Trial Screen experience.
  • Fixed - Various other fixes.

New and improved features in ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 6.1.744.001

  • Fixed - Local escalation of privileges issue (For more details please click here)

New and improved features in ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 6.1.744.000

  • Fixed - Service stability issue
  • Fixed - Communicate with the centralized server issue
  • Fixed - Overlapped text in support and update information
  • Fixed - Anti-Spam installation issue
  • Fixed - Various other bug fixes

New and improved features in ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 6.1.737.000

  • Fixed - Compatibility issues with Adaptec USB driver
  • Fixed - Nortel VPN can not connect
  • Fixed - Antispyware update failure
  • Fixed - Compatibility issue when System Mechanic Startup Guard is enabled
  • Fixed - PdaNet can't connect
  • Fixed - Problems with GotomyPC
  • Fixed - VSNET 2003 issues
  • Fixed - TrueVector application error in event viewer log
  • Fixed - Isafe (AV email scan) is running after turned off
  • Fixed - High vsmon CPU usage
  • Fixed - "Deny" Button in program alert pushed off the edge
  • Fixed - Icons lost in program list after upgrade
  • Fixed - PC Cillin 2006 issue
  • Fixed - System stability issues
  • Fixed - Various other bug fixes

New and improved features in ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 6.0.667.000

  • Fixed - POP email not working when co-existing with NAV
  • Fixed - VSMON crashes when visiting some websites with privacy enabled
  • Fixed - Anti-Spyware update sometimes "not responding"
  • Fixed - AV scan will hang on certain files
  • Fixed - VSMON crashes when sending IDLock item via email
  • Fixed - On some machines Antivirus/Antispyware can't be enabled
  • Fixed - Propel compatibility issue
  • Fixed - SmartDefense Advisor not working with Proxy
  • Fixed - Multiple 'loopback' entries in firewall zones after upgrade

New and improved features in ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 6.0.631.003

  • Fixed network detection issue.

New and improved features in ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 6.0.631.002

  • Wireless Security Protection
  • Anti-Spyware (detection and prevention)
  • Triple Defense FirewallT (Network firewall, operating system firewall, program firewall)
  • Enhanced antivirus functionality (quarantine and pause)
  • Automatic kill control (disables malicious programs)

New and improved features in ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 5.5.094.000

  • Added Wireless Security Protection
  • Fixed Safenet issue
  • Routine maintenance items

New and improved features in ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 5.5.062.011

  • Fixed IPC instability issue
  • Routine maintenance items

New and improved features in ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 5.5.062.004

  • Added Advanced Program Control enhancement
  • Fixed Microsoft Security Center Firewall/AV Status issue
  • Fixed more system stability issues
  • Routine maintenance items

New and improved features in ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 5.5.062.000

  • New Spam Filter:Blocks Spam and Fraudulent(Phishing) emails
  • Added New Network detection wizard dialog
  • Added additional information to the About dialog
  • Fixed Ghost client cannot connect to Ghostcast server issue
  • Fixed Microsoft Flight Simulator multiuser issue
  • Fixed yEnc encoded download issue with newsreaders
  • Fixed conflict with HP Photosmart printer at startup issue
  • Fixed MailSafe will rename files download via news readersissue
  • Fixed Hidden and Dangerous 2 game issues
  • Fixed Tiger Wood PGA Tour won't be able to connect over LAN issue
  • Fixed DirectX 9.0 issue
  • Fixed compatibility issue with PC-cillin 2004
  • Fixed Trillian slowdown issue
  • Fixed a problem where not all expert rules were restored
  • Fixed AIM and AOL 9 hang issue
  • Fixed incorrect Changed Program alert
  • Fixed issue with ipconfig /renew hanging
  • Fixed blocked internet access during Configuration Wizard issue
  • Fixed issue with false conflict detected alert
  • Fixed privacy issue with referrers
  • Fixed more system stability issues
  • Routine maintenance items

New and improved features in ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 5.1.033.000

  • Fixed installation issue on 64 bit machines with 32-bit OS
  • Fixed PC-Cillin 2004 compatibility issues
  • Fixed a privacy security issue

New and improved features in ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 5.1.011

  • Added Microsoft Security Center support
  • Added support for Microsoft SP2
  • Added anti-phishing protection for PayPal users
  • Fixed Internet Explorer browsing issues
  • Fixed IIS FTP Server issues
  • Fixed Visual Studio2002/2003 with IIS issues
  • Fixed AOL Browser issues
  • Fixed check for update issues (proxy configuration detection)
  • Fixed issues with checkdisk
  • Fixed POPFile program issue
  • Fixed more system stability issues
  • Routine maintenance items

New and improved features in ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 5.0.590.043

  • Fixed Norton AV e-mail scanning issue
  • Fixed compatibility issue with POPFile program
  • Fixed compatibility issue with Apache Server
  • Fixed issue with SSH timout
  • Fixed installation issue with McAfee Security Center
  • Fixed system stability issues
  • Routine maintenance items

Features in ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 5.0.590.015

Zone Labs introduces its all-in-one PC security solution, ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite. ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite protects computers from hackers, viruses, worms, Trojans, and other immerging Internet threats, in addition to guarding your identity and privacy. Key features include:

  • Firewall blocks known and unknown threats
  • Antivirus keeps out viruses and worms; automatic updates mean you're always protected
  • Automatic Program AlertAdvisor tells you whether to allow or deny programs requesting Internet access*
  • Privacy and ID Theft Prevention with ID Lock, Ad Blocking, Cookie Control, and Cache Cleaner features
  • MailSafe quarantines 47 types of suspicious e-mail attachments and monitors outbound e-mail for virus-like behavior to prevent a rogue e-mail from being sent to everyone in your address book
  • Instant Messaging Security encrypts IM messages, blocks hackers and spammers, and works with well-known IM services like Yahoo!(R) Messenger, MSNĀ® Messenger, Trillian and others

* - One or two years of access to updates, support, and services included with purchase of Zone Labs security software; annual maintenance contract required for subsequent access.