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SOSVPN_Screenshot_4_ENA new version of Steganos Online Shield VPN for Windows is available.

The update will be offered to current users within 24 hours for automatic download. An installation is recommended. If you don’t want to wait: Download latest version (your trial period or premium license will not be affected)

  • The window for redeeming a serial number is now easier to find
  • Other minor improvements

 

SOSVPN_Screenshot_4_ENA new version of Steganos Online Shield VPN for Windows is available.

The update will be offered to current users within 24 hours for automatic download. An installation is recommended. If you don’t want to wait: Download latest version (your trial period or premium license will not be affected)

  • New clear design with integrated presets and more tips
  • Now contains features from Steganos Internet Anonym (like anonymization of your browser)
  • VPN protection of your internet connection using 256-bit AES encryption (instead of 128 Bit Blowfish)
  • Shows devices in your network that could pose a threat (and which can be warded off by using VPN protection)
  • Blocks ads in every browser
  • Prevents social tracking by Facebook und Twitter in every browser
  • Anonymizes your browser and operating system (against fingerprinting)
  • New Multiplex engine: anonymizes, blocks ads and stops social tracking. No more browser plug-ins needed, which can slow down your browser (you can uninstall them now)
  • Automatically deletes cookies after surfing (in Chrome and Firefox), includes an exception list
  • Don’t forget: The premium license includes unlimited protection for your Android smartphone or tablet

Please note: The product name changes from Steganos Online Shield 365 to Steganos Online Shield VPN. If you are using a premium version, don’t worry. This name change does not affect your license period in any way.

Using Steganos Internet Anonym? Within the next week you will receive information on how you can use Steganos Online Shield Premium t no additional cost.

Steganos users do not need to take any action in regards to the so-called Heartbleed bug in the OpenSSL web encryption. Steganos servers are secured. It it not necessary to install a hotfix for either Steganos Online Shield, Steganos Internet Anonym or OkayFreedom. These VPN products are safe.

 

UPDATE: In case you want to use the bugfixed OpenSSL 1.0.1g on the clientside as well, you may now download an update for Steganos Online Shield and OkayFreedom. These updates will be offered to users automatically within 24 hours. Installation is not necessary for  security reasons, since Steganos servers run safe OpenSSL versions. Nevertheless we want to offer you the lastes OpenSSL version. There will be no update for Steganos Internet Anonym, since the OpenSSL version used there is not affected by the issue.

A new version of Steganos Safe 15 for Windows is now available.

The update will be available for download within 24 hours for existing customers. Installation is
recommended.

  • Behavior after unlocking the computer and returning from standby has been corrected
  • Problems with the automatic closure of safes when screen saver starts have been fixed.
  • Unexpected behavior among some operating systems when closing safes has been fixed
  • Settings can now also be changed with opened safes
  • Settings: Access to the safe settings is again possible with the use of USB key devices instead of a
    password
  • Incorrect error message with respect to the safe engine has been removed
  • Adaptation of the French localization

A new version of Steganos Password Manager 15 for Windows is now available.

The update will be available for download within 24 hours for existing customers. Installation is
recommended.

  • Browser Plugins: Compatibility with Internet Explorer 11 and Windows 8.1 has been restored
  • Browser Plugins: Problems with Autofill in Internet Explorer and Firefox have been fixed
  • Browser Plugins: Crashes that occured when multiple password entries were displayed on one page
    have been fixed
  • Browser Plugins: Installation of the Chrome plugins now through the Google Chrome Web Store in
    order to conform to Google specifications
  • Browser Plugins: Password entries on pages with top-level domains such as co.uk and co.nz will
    now be handled correctly
  • Cloud Connection: The automatic creation of keychain backup copies when using the Cloud
    connection now works as expected
  • Cloud Connection: Error messages regarding connection problems during saving have been
    supplemented
  • Cloud Connection: Problems with the connection of the Telekom Media Center have been fixed
  • Errors with the printing of passwords have been fixed
  • Display error with the text size 125% has been fixed
  • Problems with symbols in keychain names have been solved
  • Inconsistent behavior of the user interface during program startup has been fixed

A new version of Steganos Privacy Suite 15 for Windows is now available.

The update will be available for download within 24 hours for existing customers. Installation is
recommended.

  • Private Favorites: Problem with information request from the Systray menu has been fixed
  • Crypt & Hide: Unexpected behavior in deciphering complex directory structures has been fixed
  • Outlook-Add-In: Problems related to the clipboard have been fixed
  • Outlook-Add-In: Accelerated start with Outlook
  • Outlook-Add-In: Compatibility with Outlook 2013 has been ensured
  • Outlook-Add-In: Unexpected behavior with expired test phase has been fixed
  • Outlook-Add-In: Confusing error message has been deleted
  • Shredder: Display error in the progress dialogue has been fixed
  • Shredder: An error with the destruction of directories with unexpected attributes has been fixed
  • Help texts have been updated

Steganos Safe 15.2

  • Behavior after unlocking the computer and returning from standby has been corrected
  • Problems with the automatic closure of safes when screen saver starts have been fixed.
  • Unexpected behavior among some operating systems when closing safes has been fixed
  • Settings can now also be changed with opened safes
  • Settings: Access to the safe settings is again possible with the use of USB key devices instead of a
    password
  • Incorrect error message with respect to the safe engine has been removed
  • Adaptation of the French localization

Password Manager 15.2

  • Browser Plugins: Compatibility with Internet Explorer 11 and Windows 8.1 has been restored
  • Browser Plugins: Problems with Autofill in Internet Explorer and Firefox have been fixed
  • Browser Plugins: Crashes that occured when multiple password entries were displayed on one page
    have been fixed
  • Browser Plugins: Installation of the Chrome plugins now through the Google Chrome Web Store in
    order to conform to Google specifications
  • Browser Plugins: Password entries on pages with top-level domains such as co.uk and co.nz will
    now be handled correctly
  • Cloud Connection: The automatic creation of keychain backup copies when using the Cloud
    connection now works as expected
  • Cloud Connection: Error messages regarding connection problems during saving have been
    supplemented
  • Cloud Connection: Problems with the connection of the Telekom Media Center have been fixed
  • Errors with the printing of passwords have been fixed
  • Display error with the text size 125% has been fixed
  • Problems with symbols in keychain names have been solved
  • Inconsistent behavior of the user interface during program startup has been fixed

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