Golden Records Update

A new version of Golden Records is available.  This fixes a few bugs, and enforces handicap calculations only on the rounds in the AGB tables and Frostbite.  The use of option Strict further restricts rounds to only those listed in AGB tables 1-8.

There are a few other minor changes, but the major change is an update to Microsoft .Net version 4.5.  This is ahead of PCI DSS requirements that demand the disabling of the TLS1.0 security protocol by 30 June this year.  This requires Golden Records to be updated to support only TLS1.1 and TLS1.2.  This version of .Net is unfortunately not supported by Windows XP and Windows Vista, except Vista service pack 2.  Consequently, while existing installations will continue to work, this version and future versions can only be installed on Windows Vista Service Pack 2 or later.  When TLS1.0 is disabled on our server on 30 June, existing versions will continue to work, but will be unable to connect to any web services.  Update notifications will cease, and cloud services will be disabled.

All users are urged to update to this version as soon as possible.  We regret the inconvenience, but PCI DSS compliance is a requisite of being able to sell online.  In addition TLS1.0 is now regarded as a weak security protocol.  We have already disabled SSL.

https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/dotnet/p/dotnet45xp/

Please contact us if you need further information.

 


(18/05/2018)