PortableApps.com has hit the 1 billion portable apps downloaded milestone. That's 1,000,000,000 portable apps served to millions of users in dozens of languages all over the world.
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PortableApps.com has hit the 900 million portable apps downloaded milestone. That's 900,000,000 portable apps served to millions of users all over the world.
PortableApps.com is proud to announce the addition of Antivirus Scan links and the rollout of SHA-256 hashes to app download pages.
PortableApps.com is proud to announce broader support for Farsi/Persian, Romanian, and Turkish locales. The three languages have been added to the build system for Firefox Portable with today's releases of 65.0 Stable and 60.5.0 ESR. Romanian and Turkish have also been added to the build system for Thunderbird Portable with today's release of 60.5.0. We have also added a new Turkish landing page to download the PortableApps.com Platform. All three languages are included in the PortableApps.com Platform as well.
Today marks the conclusion of the trial partnership with DuckDuckGo, the Internet privacy company, to host some of the downloads you get from PortableApps.com. DuckDuckGo's popular search engine, tracker blocking extension, and mobile app are built around user privacy and security, so it was a natural fit. While the download hosting has worked well and been a hit with users, it unfortunately doesn't line up with DuckDuckGo's current product focus. So, we're announcing an end to the trial.
PortableApps.com is happy to announce that Slovak language builds have been added to our builder setup for the portable versions of Thunderbird, SeaMonkey, and all 5 channels of Firefox that support individual language builds thanks to new translator Juraj Cigáň. These builds are available from within the PortableApps.com Platform when set to Slovak / Slovenčina, the recommended way to get the builds and automatically update them.
Over the past few days, Wikileaks posted a series of documents purported to be from the CIA in a dump of files dubbed "Vault 7". Within those documents are references to a project called "Fine Dining" which details how a field agent can alter their own software on a portable device to include additional functionality to enable spying and other covert activities while appearing innocuous to those who happen to see the agent using their portable software.