Certo AntiSpy 4.2.0 is now available

How to update Certo AntiSpy

  1. Log in to your Certo account.
  2. Go to the ‘License & downloads’ page.
  3. Download Certo AntiSpy for Windows or Mac.
  4. Run the downloaded installer to update.

What’s new in 4.2.0

We’re constantly making improvements to our software to ensure our customers have the most secure, reliable and up-to-date experience. This update includes:

  • Improved management of scan history.
  • Streamlined scanning process for both live device and backup scans.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the scan to hang when analyzing a device with backup encryption enabled.
  • Fixed an issue where multiple license activations could occur on the same machine.
  • Other minor bug fixes and performance improvements.

Previous versions


  • Added the ability to view a history of previous scans.
  • Scanning iOS device backups is now supported (Max only).
  • PDF report generation (Max only).
  • Performance improvements.


  • Improvements to error reporting.


  • Fixed an issue where scanning an iPhone with backup encryption enabled would fail on certain devices.


  • Fixed an issue where a scan may crash on computers with low available storage space.


  • Improved compatibility for 2022 iPhone and iPad models.


  • Fixed an issue that may cause the app to crash if connecting a device that has been locked for over an hour.
  • Fixed an issue that caused a persistent license error (Error code 1008) for macOS users when upgrading from an older version of the software.


  • Performance improvements.
  • Enhanced diagnostic reporting.
  • Visual improvements and better support for Retina displays.
  • Simplified update process.
  • Bug fixes.