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AntispamSniper for Outlook : history of changes
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version 3.2.7.0

[-] Received: headers were deleted from downloaded messages.

version 3.2.6.9

[-] Fixed an issue with root SSL certificate, occurred after installing latest Windows updates.

version 3.2.6.8

[-] Fixed errors on startup with the latest versions of Outlook.

version 3.2.6.5

[*] The plug-in filters IMAP accounts faster.
[+] It is possible to restore a message classified by full content from filtering log, by dragging it from log window to a folder in email client or to any other application. The button 'Undelete' allows saving a stored message to a file. The undeleted messages with status "Classified as Spam by header" are downloaded to email client during checking new mail.
[-] Fixed issues with mail servers having multi-domain SSL certificates.
[*] URIBL service black.uribl.com is removed due to it's bad performance.
[*] Internal bugfixes and optimization.

version 3.2.5.7

http://antispamsniper.com/dl.php?p=ol/sniper-ol-3.2.5.7.exe
[-] Several bugfixes.

version 3.2.4.3

[*] Enchanced the performance of filtering Exchange mailboxes.

version 3.2.3.7

[*] The plug-in assigns display name #untrusted# to the whitelist entries, used in From field of the messages marked as spam. The subsequent messages from such addresses are classified with a full set of antispam methods.
[*] Improved the stability of filtering IMAP accounts and message headers via POP3.
[*] Minor changes in UI.

version 3.2.2.7

[*] Several fixes for compatibility with Windows 7 and some models of processors.
[*] Auto-training on outgoing mail works for unprotected SMTP connections using any port.
[*] The minimum message size in settings is incremented automatically if necessary, during training on spam.
[*] The IMAP folder names in Unicode are decoded properly during checking the list of IMAP exceptions.
[-] In some cases the plug-in was unable to add a toolbar in Outlook.

version 3.2.2.1

[*] The trainable classifier extracts more information from the text of mail messages.
[-] Fixed a deadlock on sending the messages during downloading new mail, when auto-training on outgoing mail is turned on.
[*] Anti-phishing rules are updated.
[*] The parameters of URIBL and SpamNet filters are updated for better spam classification.
[-] Fixed a problem with the recognition of forged sender addresses.
[*] The plug-in filters mail after internal Outlook rules.

version 3.2.1.5

[-] Fixed a problem with some black rules for IMAP protocol.
[*] The extensions of attachments from messages marked as spam are deleted from the list of exceptions automatically.
[-] Fixed a character set in the window for editing sender address.
[-] Fixed an issue in the algorithm for detecting forged sender addresses.
[+] The list of disabled Outlook addins is cleared after re-installing the program.

version 3.2.1.1

http://antispamsniper.com/dl.php?p=ol/sniper-ol-3.2.1.1.exe
[+] It is possible to re-filter the unread messages in current folder, by clicking Classify button on the toolbar when Ctrl key is pressed.
[*] Minor UI updates and internal optimization.
[-] Fixed the delays occurred when the plug-in was trained during downloading new mail.
[+] Added German translation.

version 3.2.0.6

http://antispamsniper.com/dl.php?p=ol/sniper-ol-3.2.0.6.exe
[+] It is possible to use wildcards ('*' masking any number of other symbols) in the list of IMAP exceptions.
[*] The new version can filter IMAP accounts with CRAM-MD5 authentication.
[*] The plug-in classifies large text messages faster.
[-] Minor bugfixes.

version 3.2.0.1

http://antispamsniper.com/dl.php?p=ol/sniper-ol-3.2.0.1.exe
[*] The delays during starting the email client and classifying new mail are eliminated.
[+] The additional internal whitelist of senders is added for preventing false positives. The plug-in updates this list automatically. It adds to new whitelist the senders of several messages, classified with low spam ratio. The senders of messages marked as spam are removed from the list permanently. The Reason field for the messages classified as non-spam by internal whitelist has a prefix [auto] in Filtering log.
[+] The automatic internal lists of exceptions for DNSBL and URIBL contain network subnets and domains from the messages marked as non-spam. The plug-in ignores them during classifying new mail.

version 3.1.0.3

http://antispamsniper.com/dl.php?p=ol/sniper-ol-3.1.0.3.exe
[+] The plug-ins can exchange with the filtering data in local network, via SniperSync server. The common whitelist of senders and common database of message descriptors, implemented in SniperSync, are available for the connected plug-ins.
[+] The plug-in is integrated with Cloudmark SpamNet. The control sums of message text and attachments are checked against the online database of spam and phishing messages.
[+] Full SSL support is implemented:
- The plug-in can filter IMAP sessions, protected with TLS or STARTTLS
- It is possible to restore the messages, mistakenly blocked by header via POP3s connections
- The plug-in adds accounts using standard ports for SSL protected POP3 and IMAP to the list of filtered accounts automatically.
- The types of protected connection TLS and STARTTLS are recognized automatically.
- The communication between the email client and mail server remains protected as usual.
[+] The following predefined conditions are implemented for using in rules:
EMPTY_BODY - Message doesn't contain non-empty text or attachments
NOT_TO_ME - The lists of recipients (To: and CC: header fields) don't contain the address of destination mailbox.
DATE_IN_FUTURE - The message creation date is in future (more than 25 hours after receive date).
FORGED_NDR - Message contains an invalid non-delivery report (NDR). This condition detects reverse NDR attacks.
CAPITAL_LETTERS_IN_SUBJECT - More than 80% of capital letters in subject, which is at least 10 symbols in size.
Here is a set of black rules using new conditions:
http://antispamsniper.com/misc/black_rules.zip
It is possible to add the rules from this XML file using the button Import in "Black rules" dialog.
[+] The new filtering method URIBL blocks spam and phishing messages by checking the domains from message text against the specialized online blacklists.
[+] It is possible to turn off for particular accounts checking the sender IP via DNSBL and searching for black words in subjects.
[+] The statistics are added for DNSBL and URIBL services.
[+] It is possible to update the lists of DNSBL and URIBL services manually.
[*] The predefined list of DNSBL services is updated.
[*] Checking the sender IPs via DNSBL services now works faster and requires less system resources.
[+] Added HTTP proxy support
[+] The plug-in is checking for updates automatically on start of email client (optional feature).
[+] It is possible to change UI language in runtime on Options tab.
[+] The number of days is used to limit the lifetime of Filtering Log records. The log options are moved to Filtering Log toolbar.
[+] The Filtering Log displays the records, containing a substring entered in Filter field (if this field is not empty).
[+] Added an option for turning off automatic updating the blacklist of sender addresses.
[+] It is possible to turn off auto-learning for the messages from mailing lists.
[+] An additional informational column with the domains of addresses is added to whitelist and blacklist dialogs.
[+] The plug-in toolbar remembers it's position.
[*] The plug-in corrects the training mistakes more effectively.
[*] Unicode is used in plug-in interface, where it is required to display the texts in different encodings correctly.
[*] The plug-in exports the filtering log to text files using UTF8 encoding.
[*] Many minor changes and fixes.

version 2.8.1.1

http://antispamsniper.com/dl.php?p=ol/sniper-ol-2.8.1.1.exe
[-] Fixed the incompatibility with AdMuncher and the latest versions of antiviruses: NOD32, McAfee, Panda.
[*] The following methods are improved: filtering spam by the presence of linked images, antiphishing filter.
[-] Fixed AVs, occurred in certain cases on starting the email client.
[-] Internal bugfixes and optimization.

version 2.7.1.5

[*] The speed of classifying messages is improved.
[*] The Status column values in Filtering Log are sorted by the numerical value of spam ratio.
[+] The plug-in assigns the name "#untrusted#" for the mailing list identifier (List-Id) in Friends list after marking as spam a message with the same List-Id. The messages from untrusted mailing lists are classified using the full set of antispam methods.
[-] The plug-in didn't check the rule names for duplicates during importing rules from xml.

version 2.7.1.1
[+] The plug-in uses List-Id header value instead of From during classifying the mailing list messages. The email addresses are not extracted from the body of mailing list messages, and List-Id field value is used for updating white and black lists of email addresses.
[*] The switching to testing mode works faster.
[-] The white rules were not used if a message was recognized as spam by anti-phishing filter or by attachment rules.
[-] Some messages with attachments became corrupted after filtering.
[-] The file size limit was not used during filtering the attachments.

version 2.6.1.5
Initial release.