Version History

If you want to know what has changed in recent versions of Spybot Anti-Beacon, this page lists all changes by version number.

Version 3.5

February 5th, 2020

New Protection

Software Changes

  • Fixed Scheduled Task issues.

Version 3.4

August 30th, 2019

New Protection

Software Changes

  • Added the option to use a system proxy.
  • Improved visuals for customization screen.
  • Minor fixes for dark mode.
  • Improved German translation.

Version 3.1.6

October 24th, 2018

New protection

Improved detection

Software changes

  • Fixed silent mode.
  • New Details view for descriptions without opening a browser (also brings back exact entry details for those users technically inclined).
  • New Settings screen for settings previously available only as part of the installer.
  • Improved sorting and categorization of customization screen.
  • Support for new Windows 10 dark mode.
  • Updated OpenSSL libraries (1.0.2p).
  • Updated SQLite3 library (3.25.2).

Version 3.0.5

September 17th, 2018

This release introduces a paid for version that supports additional non-Microsoft immunizers.

Version 2.3.0

July 31st, 2018

  • Now supports /undo command line switch again
  • Now supports Task Scheduler again
  • User Interface now uses Spybot 3 font
  • Installer now uses Spybot 3 font
  • Installer copies over license from Spybot installation if found

Version 2.2.0

June 22nd, 2018

  • Improvements on the new user interface

Version 2.1.0

May 29th, 2018


July 27th, 2017

  • Added another Telemetry Immunization (Windows Firewall)
  • Added Windows Feedback Immunization (Windows Firewall)


November 11th, 2016

  • Fix for hosts file access problem when antivirus software was blocking
  • Immunization in Windows firewall added


September 19th, 2015

  • Implemented /silent
  • Added Office 15 (2013) Telemetry immunization (Group Policies & Scheduled Tasks)
  • Added Office 16 (2016) Telemetry immunization (Group Policies & Scheduled Tasks)
  • Hosts file block IP default changed from to
  • Added own group policy for hosts file read only flag
  • Added own group policy for hosts file block IP
  • Added own group policies for hiding each immunizer
  • Added OpenSSL libraries to installer
  • Added OpenSSL credits to About dialog
  • Added own scheduled task


September 15th, 2015

  • Service names are now read from the registry to be in local language
  • About dialog now has an update checker
  • Added details option to Optional immunizers
  • Added FAQ tab
  • Change log moved to About dialog to avoid too many main tabs and standardize SNL app changelogs
  • Added license to About dialog
  • Height auto-adjusted to screens work area now
  • Base immunization type for adding IPs to firewall
  • Added license to installer


September 9th, 2015

  • Moved option to show/hide checkboxes to global button
  • Added details for most entries
  • Added task bar color progress
  • Added task bar tasks
  • Fixed hosts file locked issue
  • Improved log output
  • added command line parameters

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