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Endpoint Security for Mac 4.8.49.200049 Release Notes

Release date:

  • Fast ring: 2019.11.20
  • Slow ring: 2019.11.25
important Important:
  • This version also includes on slow ring the improvements and fixes delivered with the Endpoint Security for Mac version 4.8.47.200047, released on fast ring.
  • This update is available for OS X El Capitan (10.11) and later. OS X Mavericks (10.9) and OS X Yosemite (10.10) reach end of support on December 31st, 2019. Details here.

New Features and Improvements

  • Advanced Threat Control is now available for Mac. This module relies on a behavior anomaly detection technology that provides protection against never-seen-before threats in the on-execution stage.

    Advanced Threat Control is available with any new Endpoint Security for Mac installation. For existing installations, you must use the Reconfigure Client task from the GravityZone console.

  • Added support for configuring Antimalware On-Access and On-Demand exclusions, in the GravityZone console, with the following options:
    • Files, folders and processes with wildcards. Asterisk (*) replaces zero, one or more characters, question mark (?) replaces for one character.
    • File hash.
    • Certificate thumbprint.
    • Detection name.
  • Added support for configuring exclusions for Traffic Scan with the following options:
    • IP mask.
    • URLs with wildcards. Asterisk (*) replaces zero, one or more characters, question mark (?) replaces one character.
  • Added support for the option Shut down computer when scan is finished from the GravityZone console.
  • Improved update messages in the product interface.

Resolved Issues

  • In some cases, the operating system became unresponsive after enabling the EDR module.
  • In certain situations, the product caused the operating system to become unresponsive for a few seconds during or after login.
  • The product did not display Update Report notifications after successfully performing a product update.
  • The Content Control module failed to inject the MITM certificate when creating a new Firefox profile.
  • The product failed to delete certain leftover files after installation via Relay.
  • The product update failed when no direct connection to Update Server was available.
  • The product caused high CPU usage with On-Access and On-Demand scanning.
  • In specific cases, the product was using 100% CPU when detecting malware.

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