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<strong>Note to users who created volumes with 1.17 version of VeraCrypt or earlier: </strong><br/>
<span style="color:#ff0000;">To avoid hinting whether your volumes contain a hidden volume or not, or if you depend on plausible deniability when using hidden volumes/OS, then you must recreate both the outer and hidden volumes including system encryption and hidden OS, discarding existing volumes created prior to 1.18a version of VeraCrypt.</span></li>
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-<p><strong style="text-align:left">1.24-Beta5 </strong>(March 8<sup>th</sup>, 2019):</p>
+
+<p><strong style="text-align:left">1.24-Hotfix1 </strong>(October 27<sup>rd</sup>, 2019):</p>
+<ul>
+<li><strong>Windows:</strong>
+<ul>
+<li>Fix 1.24 regression that caused system favorites not to mount at boot if VeraCrypt freshly installed.</li>
+<li>Fix failure to encrypt system if the current Windows username contains a Unicode non-ASCII character.</li>
+<li>Make VeraCrypt Expander able to resume expansion of volumes whose previous expansion was aborted before it finishes.</li>
+<li>Add "Quick Expand" option to VeraCrypt Expander to accelarate the expansion of large file containers.</li>
+<li>Add several robustness checks and validation in case of system encryption to better handle some corner cases.</li>
+<li>Minor UI and documentation changes.</li>
+</ul>
+</li>
+<li><strong>Linux:</strong>
+<ul>
+<li>Workaround gcc 4.4.7 bug under CentOS 6 that caused VeraCrypt built under CentOS 6 to crash when Whirlpool hash is used.</li>
+<li>Fix "incorrect password attempt" written to /var/log/auth.log when mounting volumes.</li>
+<li>Fix dropping file in UI not showing its correct path , specifically under GTK-3.</li>
+<li>Add missing JitterEntropy implementation/</li>
+</ul>
+</li>
+<li><strong>MacOSX:</strong>
+<ul>
+<li>Fix some devices and partitions not showing in the device selection dialog under OSX 10.13 and newer.</li>
+<li>Fix keyboard tab navigation between password fields in "Volume Password" page of volume creation wizard.</li>
+<li>Add missing JitterEntropy implementation/</li>
+<li>Support APFS filesystem for creation volumes.</li>
+<li>Support Dark Mode.</li>
+</ul>
+</li>
+</ul>
+
+
+<p><strong style="text-align:left">1.24 </strong>(October 6<sup>th</sup>, 2019):</p>
<ul>
<li><strong>All OSs:</strong>
<ul>
@@ -59,6 +92,7 @@
<li>Available only on 64-bit machines.</li>
<li>Disabled by default. Can be enabled using option in UI.</li>
<li>Less than 10% overhead on modern CPUs.</li>
+<li>Side effect: Windows Hibernate is not possible if VeraCrypt System Encryption is also being used.</li>
</ul>
<li>Mitigate some memory attacks by making VeraCrypt applications memory inaccessible to non-admin users (based on KeePassXC implementation)</li>
<li>New security features:</li>
@@ -77,18 +111,37 @@
<li>Enhance Rescue Disk implementation of restoring VeraCrypt loader.</li>
<li>Fix ESC on password prompt during Pre-Test not starting Windows.</li>
<li>Add menu entry in Rescue Disk that enables starting original Windows loader.</li>
+<li>Fix issue that was preventing Streebog hash from being selected manually during Pre-Boot authentication.</li>
+<li>If "VeraCrypt" folder is missing from Rescue Disk, it will boot PC directly from bootloader stored on hard drive</li>
+<ul>
+<li>This makes it easy to create a bootable disk for VeraCrypt from Rescue Disk just by removing/renaming its "VeraCrypt" folder.</li>
+</ul>
</ul>
<li>Add option (disabled by default) to use CPU RDRAND or RDSEED as an additional entropy source for our random generator when available.</li>
<li>Add mount option (both UI and command line) that allows mounting a volume without attaching it to the specified drive letter.</li>
-<li>Update libzip to version 1.5.1</li>
+<li>Update libzip to version 1.5.2</li>
<li>Do not create uninstall shortcut in startmenu when installing VeraCrypt. (by Sven Strickroth)</li>
<li>Enable selection of Quick Format for file containers creation. Separate Quick Format and Dynamic Volume options in the wizard UI.</li>
<li>Fix editor of EFI system encryption configuration file not accepting ENTER key to add new lines.</li>
<li>Avoid simultaneous calls of favorites mounting, for example if corresponding hotkey is pressed multiple times.</li>
<li>Ensure that only one thread at a time can create a secure desktop.</li>
+<li>Resize some dialogs in Format and Mount Options to to fix some text truncation issues with non-English languages.</li>
+<li>Fix high CPU usage when using favorites and add switch to disable periodic check on devices to reduce CPU load.</li>
+<li>Minor UI changes.</li>
<li>Updates and corrections to translations and documentation.</li>
</ul>
</li>
+<li><strong>MacOSX:</strong>
+<ul>
+<li>Add check on size of file container during creation to ensure it's smaller than available free disk space. Add CLI switch --no-size-check to disable this check.</li>
+</ul>
+</li>
+<li><strong>Linux:</strong>
+<ul>
+<li>Make CLI switch --import-token-keyfiles compatible with Non-Interactive mode.</li>
+<li>Add check on size of file container during creation to ensure it's smaller than available free disk space. Add CLI switch --no-size-check to disable this check.</li>
+</ul>
+</li>
</ul>
<p><strong style="text-align:left">1.23-Hotfix-2 </strong>(October 8<sup>th</sup>, 2018):</p>