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What's New?

What's new in version 6.3

  • Better support for Windows Vista
  • Some enhancements

If you are running Windows Vista we recommend that you upgrade to this version.

What's new in version 6.2

  • Windows Vista is now supported
  • Some enhancements
  • A few bug fixes

What's new in version 6.1.1

  • IE7 is now supported.
  • Fixed a bug in iSafeguard™ Password Manager that causes "Entry not found" error after capturing a login entry when the web page's title contains "&", "'", etc.
  • A couple of other minor bug fixes.

What's new in version 6.1

  • iSafeguard™ Personal Info Editor is now available in iSafeguard™ Freeware.
  • The limitation on the number of login entries has been removed from iSafeguard™ Password Manager in iSafeguard Freeware.
  • iSafeguard now supports importing and exporting .pfx (.p12) and .p7b files.
  • Fixed a bug in iSafeguard™ Password Manager that when a user changes his profile's pass phrase the used passwords can no longer be decrypted unless he changes back to the original pass phrase. The bug is now fixed.
  • Fixed a bug in iSafeguard™ Archiver to properly handle empty folders.
  • More robust handling of importing certificates from computer to profile.
  • A few other improvements and bug fixes.

What's new in version 6.0.1

  • Enhanced HTML frame handling in iSafeguard™ Password Manager.
  • Fixed a bug in iSafeguard™ Password Manager that corrupts the login URL of a login entry when a user modifies its value.

What's new in version 6.0

  • New feature: you may now use iSafeguard™ to search Internet Directory Services to find other people's certificates.
  • New feature: you may now use iSafeguard™ Password Manager to manage your online accounts. No more weak passwords! iSafeguard™ Password Manager manages your passwords and fills web forms for you.
  • New feature: you may now use the certificates and key pairs stored on your computer without importing them to your iSafeguard™ profile.
  • Certificate Revocation List (CRL) support has been greatly enhanced.
  • Numerous improvements and a few bug fixes.

It is recommended that you upgrade to this version.

What's new in version 5.10

  • Much better eToken (both R2 and PRO) supports.
  • Improved iSafeguard™ disk free space cleaner.
  • Improved iSafeguard™ archiver.
  • You may now email your certificate directly from the certificate manager.
  • You may now email files after signing and encrypting.
  • A lot of improvements and a few bug fixes.

What's new in version 5.0.1

  • Fixed a bug in iSafeguard™ Browser Helper Object. For details click here.

What's new in version 5.0.0

  • iSafeguard™ now supports countersignatures.
  • iSafeguard™ now supports eToken PRO and eToken R2 from eAladdin.
  • Many other improvements and a few bug fixes (including archiver improvement)

What's new in version 4.5.0?

  • iSafeguard™ now supports signing time in signed and signed & encrypted files and email messages.
  • More robust handing of UNICODE and Multi-Byte characters
  • Now support import certificate from a signed or signed & encrypted message to profile

What's new in version 4.3.0?

  • New iSafeguard™ menu is added to Internet Explorer's context menu (right-click menu); Signing and encrypting your web-based emails are easier than ever before. Requires Internet Explorer 6 or later.
  • Fixed "The data area passed to a system call is too small" error when running iSafeguard™ on DBCS Windows (such as Chinese Windows).
  • A few improvements including more browser supports and more robust handling of web-based emails.

What's new in version 4.2.5?

  • A couple of bug fixes, including "Checking crypto property of a signed and encrypted file takes a long time before the progress window shows when the file is very large".

What's new in version 4.2.4?

  • iSafeguard™ now supports Yahoo Messenger 6.0.
  • Added messagebox when a user does not have administrative privilege to open a disk volume when wiping a compressed or sparse file.
  • A few improvements

What's new in version 4.2.3?

  • Auto logout support. You can now configure iSafeguard™ to logout automatically after the number of minutes of inactivity you specifies. Requires Windows 2000 or later.
  • Now support secure wiping of compressed and sparse files
  • A few bug fixes and GUI improvements

What's new in version 4.2.2?

  • Fixed broken links to help file.

What's new in version 4.2.1?

  • iSafeguard™ now supports international characters, such Chinese.
  • Added focus window support from taskbar menu so that you don't have to rely on hotkeys to sign and encrypt your emails.
  • Many improvements.
  • A few bug fixes.

It is recommended that you upgrade to this version.

What's new in version 4.2.0?

  • The Certificate Manager now support drag and drop. You may now drag a certificate or key file from Windows Explorer or certificate data from your email program and drop to the Certificate Manager; or drag a certificate from the Certificate Manager and drop to your email program and then send the certificate to your contacts - sharing your certificate with others is easier than ever before.
  • Other cosmetic changes and improvements.

What's new in version 4.1.0?

  • Crypto properties display has been improved.
  • Fixed the following bugs:
    1. When there are ';' in a file or folder name signing, encrypting and decrypting as well as archiving do not work correctly.
    2. When there are empty folders in the selected items the archiver may not archive all selected files.

What's new in version 4.0.0?

  • Integrated with Microsoft Active Directory and Certificate Service
  • You may now renew your certificates
  • Self-service PKI enrollment and certificate renewal
  • CRL and CRL distribution points are supported now
  • You may now add Instant Messenger IDs to a certificate as extended certificate properties so that the software can look up certificates from your profile without your interaction.
  • Options Property Sheet has been improved (including a bug fix in hot key settings).
  • Fixed a certificate indirect trust bug (a signer certificate's valid period is not checked).
  • Many other improvements and a few bug fixes.

What's new in version 3.2.0?

  • iSafeguard™ now secures your instant messages. Currently MSN Messenger 5.0 and Yahoo Messenger 5.5 or later are supported.
  • Fixed a bug that prevents a self-extracting archive from running on some client machines that do not have msvcp60.dll installed.
  • Other minor improvements and bug fixes.

What's new in version 3.1.0?

  • You may now use certificates issued by public CAs, like VeriSign and GlobalSign.
  • Certificate Viewer has been improved. It now shows more information about your certificates.
  • Recipient and signer selection dialogs now show icons indicating the status of certificates.
  • Free space cleaner now supports very large disk size.
  • Many other improvements and bug fixes.

What's new in version 3.0.2?

  • Fixed "Access denied" error with some DCOM settings (very rare)
  • Other minor improvements

What's new in version 3.0.1?

  • Fixed an installation problem. The installation package prior to v3.0.1 creates a "Start-Programs" folder in non-English version of Windows while the default program locations are different, "Start-Programmi" in Italy, for example. The fix will install iSafeguard™ under the proper default "Programs" folder.
  • The shell extension is now registered as "Approved" so that the extension has the privilege to run when the "Only allow approved Shell extensions" group policy is set.
  • Fixed a bug in the iSafeguard™ viewer that crashes the server. The bug was introduced into v3.0.0.
  • Some other improvements

What's new in version 3.0.0?

Here is a list of iSafeguard™ new features:

  • New trust models: direct trust, indirect trust and hierarchical trust
  • New certificate and key import wizard
  • New certificate and key export wizard
  • Improved certificate creation wizard
  • Improved Certificate Manager
  • Right click support in PIE
  • Many other improvements

What's new in version 2.0.1?

Here is a list of iSafeguard™ new features:

  • RTF and HTML email supports
  • Pass phrase protected self-extracting archive supports
  • PKI protected archive supports
  • ZIP archive supports
  • Free space cleaner
  • Many improvements

Starting from version 2.0.1 the profile is encrypted with 168-bit 3DES encryption key derived from your login name and pass phrase. The profile was encrypted with a 128-bit RC2 encryption key in prior versions.

If you upgrade to version 2.0.1 your profile's encryption algorithm will not be changed to 3DES automatically until you change your profile's pass phrase.

iSafeguard™ Browser Helper Object bug

If you are running Windows XP, Windows 2000 or Windows 2003 Server with latest security updates you may see the following error when visiting some web sites.

The problem may have been caused by our BHO (browser helper object). The BHO is used to simplify user interaction when signing and encrypting emails, as well as decrypting and verifying signed and encrypted email messages using Internet Explorer.

The bug has now been fixed.

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