ZoneAlarm® ForceField™ Release History

The latest ZoneAlarm ForceField release is 1.5.053.049.

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Release History:

  • 1.5 Branch

    1.5.053.049 was released to the public on November 20, 2009. See changes in this version.

  • 1.3 Branch

    1.3.153.000 was released to the public on April 22, 2009. See changes in this version.

    1.3.140.000 was released to the public on February 6, 2009. See changes in this version.

  • 1.2 Branch

    1.2.144.000 was released to the public on January 6, 2009. See changes in this version.

    1.2.137.000 was released to the public on November 19, 2008. See changes in this version.

  • 1.1 Branch

    1.1.082.000 was released to the public on September 11, 2008. See changes in this version.

    1.1.079.000 was released to the public on July 28, 2008.

    1.1.066.000 was released to the public on July 16, 2008. See changes in this version.

  • 1.0 Branch

    1.0.331.000 was released to the public on May 12, 2008. See changes in this version.

    1.0.158.000 Beta was released to the public on September 24, 2007. See changes in this version.

New and improved features in ZoneAlarm ForceField version 1.5.053.049

  • Windows 7 support
  • Advanced Download Protection
  • Anti-keylogger jamming replaced with encryption, now fully supports (blocks user space and kernel mode keyloggers) on Vista/Windows 7 32/64 bits
  • Support for FireFox 3.5 (including 3.5.5)
  • Improved performance (there were several performance fixes done while working on enterprise version)

New and improved features in ZoneAlarm ForceField version 1.3.153.000

  • Fixed compatibility issue with Roboform toolbar when installed on Vista, 64-bit, using Internet Explorer 8
  • Fixed issue in Internet Explorer 8 on Vista 64-bit where installed toolbars could be invisible
  • Fixed issue on Vista 86 and 64 where ForceField's anti-keylogger was disabled when virtualization was switched off.
  • Fixed a compatibility issue with specific older versions of Google Desktop
  • Addressed an issue where bookmarks weren't working properly with the newly-released Internet Explorer 8 when ForceField was installed
  • Added an installer capability to automatically determine either a 32-bit or 64-bit user PC environment and download the proper ForceField version

New and improved features in ZoneAlarm ForceField version 1.3.140.000

  • 64-bit support
  • Optimization for improved browsing performance and decreased system resource use, including with console applications
  • Compatibility improvements made for: CA Security Suite, Ashampoo AntiSpyware, Roboform (Vista version), Windows Live Toolbar, Microsoft Live OneCare, and Large Password Manager
  • Addressed a rare compatibility issue with Firefox 1.3 where the browser's Back button would stop functioning and bookmarks could disappear.
  • Addressed minor compatibility issues between ForceField's keylogger jamming feature and Internet Explorer 7 and 8
  • Stability improvements to address special cases of ForceField crashing

New and improved features in ZoneAlarm ForceField version 1.2.144.000

  • New functionality to check for possible SSL certificate forgery.

New and improved features in ZoneAlarm ForceField version 1.2.137.000

  • Many performance and stability fixes
  • Fixed crash with MSN Toolbar
  • Fixed a compatibility issue with Windows Live One Care Fixed a compatibility issue with Windows Live Installer Fixed a compatibility issue with TrendMicro Security Suite
  • Added IE8 Beta 2 support (experimental)
  • Fixed a compatibility issue with Anonymous Surfing Anonymizer Fixed a compatibility issue with CA Security Center Fixed a compatibility issue with Avast AV Fixed a compatibility issue with Panda IS Fixed a compatibility issue with Ashampoo AntiSpyWare Fixed a compatibility issue with PC Tools Spyware Doctor

New and improved features in ZoneAlarm ForceField version 1.1.082.000

  • Fixed compatability issue with Google Chrome web browser.

New and improved features in ZoneAlarm ForceField version 1.1.066.000

  • FireFox 3.0 support
  • Compatibility with Iconix
  • Additional support for Yahoo Toolbar updates
  • Added compatibility for 16-bit programs
  • Compatibility with FireFox PicLense plug-in on Vista
  • Downloader improvements
  • Various stability and compatibility improvements

Features in ZoneAlarm ForceField version 1.0.331.000

  • Block unauthorized downloads and malicious software installations
  • Protect your identity by blocking phishers and stopping keyloggers
  • Browse the internet in complete privacy-erases all cache, cookies, history and passwords
  • Run it with your existing security software-it's fast, lightweight, and easy to use

Features in ZoneAlarm ForceField version 1.0.158.000 beta

  • Virtual surfing creates a duplicate, disposable “you” which receives all of the Web attacks, leaving you safe to visit any website and click on any link.

  • Bank & Shop security – Multiple layers of protection safeguard the information you enter online.

  • Two-way protection not only protects your PC from Internet attacks, but also your Web session from threats already on your PC like spyware and keyloggers.

  • Private Browser lets you surf anywhere and type anything without leaving a single trace on the computer.

  • Dangerous download detector checks every file download form the Internet to make sure it’s clean. 

  • Advanced anti-phishing utilizes sophisticated heuristics and the best signature system available to prevent you from visiting fraudulent websites that try to trick you into revealing personal data.

  • Anti-keylogger/screengrabber discovers and blocks silent spyware programs that try to steal your identity by recording what you type and view.

  • Website auditor checks credentials on every website to see if it’s safer to enter data or download files.

  • Spyware scanner searches for spyware on your computers.

  • Spy site blocking finds and blocks spyware distribution sites as you surf the Web.

  • Temp file encryption encrypts the temporary files that are automatically created on your PC as they type information on the Web, so you cannot be compromised by spyware on your PCs.

  • Browser exploit immunity inoculates your computer from automatic downloads and other threats that occur through the numerous browser exploits that arise each year.

  • Security Services subscription offers access to Instant ZoneAlarm ForceField along with computer backup, real-world identity theft protection, customer support and new services that are added over time.

  • Seamless – Connect and communicate the way you already do – ZoneAlarm ForceField stays out of your way.