StaffCop Standard

PC monitoring and corporate data security software

The history of changes in StaffCop. The latest version is 5.8 and you may download free demo here.

StaffCop Standard 5.8 (5th January 2015)

The list of recent changes:

Improved

  • Detection of StaffCop in Task Manager & Processes is improved.
  • Skype interception module is improved
  • Report Wizard is improved and PDF-reports are optimized
  • Network printers are now better monitored, including PDF-documents & more.
  • Clipboard monitoring, especially with MS Office, is improved significantly
  • Terminal Server's data transaction & reporting improved

Fixed

  • Unexpected closing while creating reports is fixed
  • Network Component is optimized
  • Minor website blocking errors are fixed
  • Minor encrypted web traffic errors are fixed
  • Browser slowdowns are fixed
  • Minor network component's errors are fixed

StaffCop 5.6 (28 February 2014)

The list of recent changes:

Added

  • Event filtration on file driver level;
  • Admin panel launch and agent installation without the "Run as administrator" dialog;
  • Windows 8 full compatibility.

Improved

  • POP3 protocol monitoring for MS Outlook improved;
  • Monitoring tools for web browsers optimized and improved (including HTTPS-traffic analysis);
  • File monitoring and analysis after PCís Standby, Sleep and Block mode improved;
  • Scheduling tool improved;
  • Low-quality screenshots not allowed;
  • Network components improved;
  • Logging of user activity improved;
  • Statistics collecting of game applications improved;
  • Installation process using agent.msi is optimized;
  • Monitoring and analysis of Gmail attachments improved;
  • Monitoring operation processes improved;
  • Installation from Admin panel improved and optimized for Windows 8.

StaffCop 5.5.735 (27 August 2013)

The list of recent changes:

Added

  • New agent installation tool, also allows to remove previous agents starting with version 3.x;
  • Report creation speed increased;
  • Reports contain intercepted files;
  • Allowed to add PCs with unordinary names;
  • Program info updated;
  • Logging of network component launch/stop.

Fixed

  • Scheduling coding;
  • PDF report error;
  • Hiding agent processes for 32-bit OS;
  • Coding errors for reports in Polish;
  • Incorrect time framing in Activity tab;
  • Report creation error if IM logs included;
  • PDF report building;
  • If reports are not linked to report files (HTML, PDF), then report tool fails;
  • Admin-module error when several license keys are activated;
  • Error on activating program via proxy-server;
  • Report delivery via Email;
  • Program crash when switching tabs in agent properties;
  • Wrong HTML-links in reports, if agent names contain special symbols;
  • Admin module fail when trying to remove agent from the monitoring list;
  • Not saving the auto-update time in admin module settings;
  • Website white-list block.

StaffCop 5.2 (July 2012)

The list of recent changes:

Added

  • Skype monitoring added
  • Scheduler is updated with a feature of sending reports to different email addresses
  • Scheduler is updated with a feature of a name check, no duplicate report names allowed
  • Agent removal and uninstall mechanism improved
  • Logging of the install process added
  • 2 variants of the removal process added: with a log (admin's login/pass required) and without a log (no additional data required)
  • Stability and response speed improved
  • Single server-check on start only available
  • Skype-monitoring exclusion added, easily to turn off

Fixed

  • Website monitoring conflict with Chrome is fixed
  • Process blocking from process list error fixed

StaffCop 5.1 (June 2012)

The list of recent changes:

Added

  • Terminal server support
  • Ability to add and remove monitored users
  • User import from AD
  • Information viewing and filtering by user
  • Data saving by user
  • Export of reports and task planning for users
  • Excluding processes from network monitoring at administration module

StaffCop 5.0 (January 2012)

The list of recent changes:

Added

  • Website blocking (whitelists and blacklists)
  • Application blocking (whitelists and blacklists)
  • Encrypted network traffic monitoring
  • staffcop folder access rights optimized
  • New registration and activation system
  • New icon
  • Activation errors are added to Help document

Fixed

  • Bug, when data from one exact PC has been added to other PC's report
  • Keyboard layout displaying error in keylogger
  • Bug, when scheduler creates many reports instead of one
  • Saving data by agent-module
  • Screenshot intervals in seconds are ignored
  • Eclipse code editor conflict
  • Error on Windows XP restart
  • Screenshot order in reports

Updated

  • Proxy components updated. Sertificate error for Https websites fixed.
  • Content blocking interface updated:
  • -Status bar added;
    -Buttons updated for different OS;
    -List editor improved.
  • Social network monitoring module updated:
  • -twitter.com
    -facebook.com
    -odnoklasniki.ru
    -vkontakte.ru
    -moikrug.ru
  • Help file updated.

StaffCop 4.2.234 (September 2011)

The list of recent changes:

  • System algorithms optimized, system load decreased
  • All-language universal msi installer implemented
  • Scheduler bugs fixed
  • Polish-language version added
  • No more spontaneous PC restarts after the agent installation in stealth-mode
  • Application activity screenshots are turned off by default to decrease system load

StaffCop 4.2 (June 2011)

The list of recent changes:

  • Screenshoting monitored PC on the event of changing active window
  • Advanced desktop monitoring and screenshooting features added

StaffCop 4.1 (March 2011)

  • Backup copy of files that were sent via social networks: photos, audio files, videos
  • Chat monitoring in Facebook and VK
  • Private message monitoring in Twitter
  • Video and photo views are logged now
  • New social networks to monitor: MySpace, LinkedIn, Moy Krug

New technical features are also available in new StaffCop Standard 4.1:

  • Screenshot quality setup: grey-scale image, image compression level setup
  • Search query monitoring for Wikipedia
  • Slideshow feature for viewing saved screenshots
  • Now itís possible to generate and save reports to network places.
  • Faster and more stable agent-module, minor admin-module errors have been fixed

StaffCop 4.0.0 (November 2010)

  • Social Network monitoring and control added. Now it is possible to track and monitor private messages, posts and status updates in such social networks as Facebook, Twitter(for US market), VK.com, Odnoklassniki (for Russian market). Now you gain access to staffs' communications via social networks as it is one of the most popular ways to transfer stolen sensitive corporate data.
  • Search Term monitoring added as a separate module. Now you are able to check what is staff searching for in such search engines as Google, Yahoo, Bing, ASK (for US market), Yandex, Rambler, Mail.ru, Aport, BigMir (for Russian market).
  • The whole StaffCop's code architecture is changed. By adding easy-to-use filters it became possible to see saved data about all actions taken by staff during longer periods of time. In new StaffCop 4.0 it is possible to search and filter all tracked information in real-time, no only in reports as it was before.
  • In new StaffCop's Scheduler it is possible to create reports in .PDF format. This makes reports more organized and easier to use, i.e. printing .pdf report files is easier and faster than other format report files.
  • Agent-connection errors (when too many connections were established between agents with admin panel) are fixed.
  • Monitoring system now works even faster! This reduced the whole system load during data harvesting and analyzing.

StaffCop 3.6.0 (August 2010)

  • Agent management added. Now itís possible to set parameters for agent groups and select multiple agents from PC selection window.
  • Separate agent monitoring start/stop function added.
  • Agent information coding and administrator information encoding options added.
  • Incoming mail monitoring control added. Now itís possible to turn on or off incoming mail monitoring.
  • Network driver renewed bringing additional stability while working with StaffCop.
  • Kaspersky Antivirus compatibility errors fixed.
  • Optimized report dispatch to FTP. If submit is unsuccessful, then reports are resubmitted to FTP automatically.

StaffCop 3.5.0 (July 2010)

  • Clipboard monitoring added.
  • Clipboard monitoring control added. Itís possible now to turn on or off clipboard monitoring function.
  • Additional settings for clipboard file savings quotes added.

StaffCop 3.4.5 (June 2010)

  • Windows 7 64-bit compatibility added.

StaffCop 3.4.1 (June 2010)

  • User connection time control error fixed.
  • Printer monitoring error fixed (now all printer-related data is logged)
  • Version build visibility added.
  • Admin panel closure error fixed (Windows 7)
  • Installation tool is renewed.
  • Scheduler is not minimized to tray when pressing ďClose schedulerĒ-button, also no more alerts when closing scheduler.

StaffCop 3.4.0 (May 2010)

  • Printed file name and data monitoring and saving function added.
  • Printed document copies are available now as images. Now itís possible to see content and photos of printed documents.
  • FTP monitoring reports are now saved in Scheduler.
  • Scheduler is rebuilt as a service. Now itís possible to launch it on server in background mode.

StaffCop 3.3.0 (March 2010)

  • Data harvesting and analyzing time setup added in reports. Now itís possible to set specific periods of time to see harvested and analyzed data in reports.
  • Windows Live Messenger monitoring added. Now all messages sent or received via Windows Live Messenger is tracked and analyzed.
  • Now agents are launched and stopped without record in Action Journal.

StaffCop 3.2.0 (August 2009)

  • The ability to switch off email and chat/IM monitoring was added
  • Complete email correspondence monitoring, i.e. all incoming and outgoing messages, is performed.

StaffCop 3.1.0 (July 2009)

  • Significantly improved the performance of the program on computers with Kaspersky antivirus 6.0 and 7.0 installed
  • A number of minor bugs have been fixed

StaffCop 3.0.0 (May 2009)

  • Windows Vista support for all parts of StaffCop
  • Windows Server 2003 / 2008 support
  • Recording of sent e-mail messages
  • More user-friendly program interface
  • More options for managing groups of agents (group operations)
  • Improved protection of user modules against unauthorized access from the local network
  • Better protection of user modules against antivirus software.

StaffCop 2.6.0 (October 2008)

  • Shadow copy of all files transferred to Flash Drives

StaffCop 2.5.0 (July 2008)

  • Full Windows Vista compatibility for StaffCop Administrative part
  • Some issues with StaffCop Agent freezing have been fixed
  • Reports Wizard now works faster
  • Scheduler: impoved user interface

StaffCop 2.4.0 (February 2008)

  • Keylogger. Recording all key srtokes
  • MSN, ICQ, AIM Sniffer
  • Compatibility with Active Directory and MSI version of agent
  • Files monitoring. Track all activity with files and folders

StaffCop 2.3.0 (March 2007)

  • User interface updated
  • Remote agent installation/deinstallation process improved
  • Windows Live (MSN) Messenger monitoring added
  • Report scheduler and new report settings added
  • PC turn on/off time and Widows log in/out time monitoring added.
  • USB devices monitoring added.

StaffCop 2.10 (November 2006)

  • ICQ monitoring added
  • Report generator updated.
  • Remote agent installation modified.
  • Tracking websites in FireFox and Opera option added
  • Support OS Windows 95/98 for StaffCop agents added.
  • Messaging from administrator to user option added

StaffCop 2.05 (August 2006)

  • An ability to protect administrator module with password
  • Multi language supp
  • Agent options is showed even with closed agent window.
  • Changes in saving path for reports
  • Some changes in program interface

StaffCop 2.00 (July 2006)

  • Changes in registration and agreement policy
  • New trial mode
  • Postpone nag window view

StaffCop 1.9.6

  • Some minor bugs fixe

StaffCop 1.9.4

  • New features in interface
  • Hot lists option added
  • Problem in Report Wizard under Windows 2000
  • Empty windows for tips in Windows 2000
  • There no 32bits buttons in the inactive menu status anymore.
  • Report Wizard - sorting computers by name
  • Modified interface in Reports Wizard

StaffCop 1.8.0

  • New tools panel
  • Headers for sorting
  • New tab - Agent option
  • New tabs type
  • Log load dialog

Need StaffCop to...

  • Gather work time efficiency statistics
  • Easily control your employees in real-time mode
  • Improve discipline and motivation of your employees
  • Protect your kids from negative impact of the web

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Technical requirements

OS:Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2008, 2003, 2000. 32 and 64-bit.
Processor: Intel, AMD, 500 MHz or higher.
RAM: 512 MB or more.