Wholesale blocking of browsing by F-Secure on Mac OS?
For the second time in a week after installing F-Secure SAFE, all browsing on my Mac was blocked. Chrome and Safari just get stuck early on in the load sequence, with no content coming in, Firefox freezes since I rarely use it and it apparently gets stuck on an update attempt immediately after starting. Restarting the apps does not make a difference. Had to restart the Mac to fix it.
Not a specific app problem because affects Safari, Chrome and Firefox. Network is fine, no proxies or anything, and apps like Teams have no problem synchronising. Also pinging websites works fine.
Could some issue with F-Secure SAFE be blocking browsing on kernel extension level?
Running F-Secure SAFE version 17.7 (31693) on an iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, 2017) with Mac OS X 10.15.7 (19H2). No other AV, firewalls, VPNs or related software loaded.