Where can I safely obtain previous versions of PuTTY? Simon only appears to offer the latest version on his website.
Old versions are available via FTP at:
I usually use "oldapps.com" when looking for old versions of some apps. Check it here:
You can simply grab them from the web:
Just replace the version number. Don't know the version number? Check the Changelog.
Updates for software like this are done for a reason. Various bugs in the software are found over time that can compromise the security of the systems you use it with.
Therefore there is no way to safely obtain previous versions because previous versions are not safe to use compared to the latest one.