Release Notes

McAfee VirusScan for Mac 9.5.0

About this release
New features
Files included with this release
Installation instructions
Known issues
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About this release

Thank you for using McAfee® VirusScan® for Mac. This document contains important information about the current release. We strongly recommend that you read the entire document.

New features

Here is the list of features included with this release of the product.

Feature Description
Anti-spyware protection

Protects the Mac from spyware threats.

5600 Engine support

Pre-packaged with latest 5600 engine.

Option to disable the local 4:45 p.m. anti-malware update task from ePolicy Orchestrator

By default, this Anti-malware and DAT files update is scheduled at 4.45 pm local time every day. You can disable this option from ePolicy Orchestrator on a managed Mac.

Auto migration of existing ePolicy Orchestrator policies, tasks, and reports during the extension upgrade.

When the extensions are upgraded, the existing ePolicy Orchestrator policies are migrated and the existing reports are upgraded to the new version automatically.

Improved performance

Completes scan faster and with less resource and make sure that resources are consumed only when the feature is used.

Power management

Minimized battery consumption.

Mac will show status as secure if a feature is turned off from ePolicy Orchestrator.

When a protection feature is turned off from the ePolicy Orchestrator, the security status of the managed Mac will appear as "Your Mac is secure".

Support for Spanish Language

The product is now available in Spanish language.

Revamped product guide

Provides additional information about the product and its features.

Files included with this release

This release contains the following files.

VSM950-RTW-XXXX.dmg — Standalone installer.
VSM950-RTW-ePO-XXXX.zip — ePolicy Orchestrator 4.6.x deployment package.
VSM950-RTW-ePO-extension.zip file that contains:
EPM_Anti-malware.zip — Endpoint Protection for Mac 2.0.0 Anti-malware extension.
EPM_Anti-malware_Reports.zip — Endpoint Protection for Mac 2.0.0 Anti-malware reports extension.
Documents.zip file that contains:
VSM_950_ Product_Guide_<locale>.pdf — McAfee VirusScan for Mac — Product Guide for the corresponding locale.
VSM_950_ Release_Notes_<locale>.html — McAfee VirusScan for Mac — Release Notes for the corresponding locale.
NoteBased on the locale you are installing this product, refer to the respective file. For example:
en-us — English
de-de — German
es-es — Spanish
fr-fr — French
ja-jp — Japanese

Installation instructions

For information about installation, see McAfee VirusScan for Mac Product Guide.

ImportantMcAfee VirusScan for Mac is synonym of the anti‑malware component of McAfee Endpoint Protection for Mac. Therefore, when you install McAfee VirusScan for Mac, you will notice the product name appears as McAfee Endpoint Protection for Mac in the user interface, ePolicy Orchestrator, and in the extension packages.

Known issues

For known issues in this product release, refer to KnowledgeBase article KB77916.

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