Avast released beta of their upcoming program update for stable version for public testing which is available for download with UI refinements and notable features to include: Script Shield (for free version already exists in Pro and IE suit) and WebRep module support for Firefox 6. Script Shield detects and blocks malicious scripts coming from web.
List of important Changes in Avast 6.0.1270
- New Script Shield - Works in IE 32-bit and in Firefox. Chrome support coming soon!
- Web Shield now scans all processes by default
- Stability improvements in aswSP.sys
- Better tracking of file sources
- WebRep now working in Firefox 6
- Under-the-hood improvements in the Behavior Shield and Sandbox modules
- Slight improvements in the product UI