FS Protection for Mac 18.0 releases

Kingston1
Kingston1 Posts: 12 F-Secure Employee

FS Protection Mac 18.0 releases will be posted under this thread.

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  • Kingston1
    Kingston1 Posts: 12 F-Secure Employee
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    Release 18.0 beta 1 (build 38557)

    We are pleased to announce a new release of FS Protection for Mac. This update is now available for download from My FS Protection and delivery to existing installations starts today.

    New user interface

    FS Protection now has a new user interface. It has been completely redesigned with emphasis on clarity and ease of use. It supports dark mode. The user interface bundle also runs safely in an app sandbox. Windows FS Protection users will find it familiar as a similar design is used there as well.

    Mojave no longer supported

    This version cannot be installed on Mojave anymore because the new user interface (SwiftUI) is not supported there.

    Besides the above there are numerous bug fixes.

    Known Issues

    • Smart Task about full disk access does not consistently appear on Big Sur.
    • Subview banner title in dark mode is shown inverted.
    • New user interface is missing translations.

    If you experience any issues, please run the "Support Tool" in the Applications -> "fs protection" folder and submit a bug report with the file created to allow us to investigate the issue. For issues related to Browsing protection and Parental control, remember to include any URLs that reproduce the problem in your bug report. You may also submit false positives and uncategorized web pages directly to F-Secure Labs using https://www.f-secure.com/en/web/labs_global/submit-a-sample#sample-url

    As always, we welcome any feedback via the community pages, and reports of any issues found via https://beta.f-secure.com

    Best Regards,

    FS Protection Mac Team

    66f2e490JaimsUkko

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  • XenoPhage
    XenoPhage Posts: 30 Contributor

    Will this run on Monterey perchance? Waiting to upgrade until I can ensure that my security software runs...

  • ArthurVal
    ArthurVal Posts: 156 F-Secure Employee

    Hello, @XenoPhage!

    According to our initial tests, the latest release of FS Protection indeed seems fine on macOS Monterey. No major concerns so far. We have verified the most crucial functionality on a M1 MacBook running Monterey. Though at the same time we are still assessing the full compatibility aspect.

    We would appreciate any feedback or any new findings on FS Protection running on macOS Monterey.

    Best regards, Arthur

    Mac R&D Team

    Best regards, Arthur

    Mac R&D Team

    JaimsXenoPhage
  • ArthurVal
    ArthurVal Posts: 156 F-Secure Employee
    edited July 2021

    Release 18.0 beta 2 (build 38777)

    We are pleased to announce a new release of FS Protection for Mac. This update is now available for download from My FS Protection and delivery to existing installations starts today.

    This release includes bug fixes for:

    • issue that prevented the upgrade from some of earlier FS Protection releases to the most recent one
    • issue with main UI showing login page on the first start on the window after upgrade
    • issue with credentials management required for backend communication
    • issue with Support Tool app hanging during diagnostics collection on macOS Monterey

    Known Issues

    • Smart Task about full disk access does not consistently appear on Big Sur.
    • Subview banner title in dark mode is shown inverted.
    • New user interface is missing translations.
    • Family Rules changes do not get automatically applied after changing them on the "My FS Protection" portal. The issue will be addressed in the next release.
    • Main UI window might display a false error message about needing to restart if it was opened during upgrade. The issue will be fixed with the next release. Workaround: restart the main UI should fix it.
    • Main UI might show the login page on the first start on the window after upgrade on macOS Monterey. The issue will be fixed in the future release. Workaround: restart the main UI window should fix it.

    If you experience any issues, please run the "Support Tool" in the Applications -> "fs protection" folder and submit a bug report with the file created to allow us to investigate the issue. For issues related to Browsing protection and Parental control, remember to include any URLs that reproduce the problem in your bug report. You may also submit false positives and uncategorized web pages directly to F-Secure Labs using https://www.f-secure.com/en/web/labs_global/submit-a-sample#sample-url

    As always, we welcome any feedback via the community pages, and reports of any issues found via https://beta.f-secure.com

    Best Regards,

    FS Protection Mac Team

    Best regards, Arthur

    Mac R&D Team

    JaimsUkko
  • ArthurVal
    ArthurVal Posts: 156 F-Secure Employee

    Release 18.0 beta 3 (build 38860)

    We are pleased to announce a new release of FS Protection for Mac. This update is now available for download from My FS Protection and delivery to existing installations starts today.

    This release includes bug fixes for:

    • Family Rules changes made on "My FS Protection" portal not being acknowledged by FS Protection
    • Main UI login loop recovery in case of "My FS Protection" profile re-activation
    • Fix for FS Protection causing a bug in Battery preference pane in System Preferences app not to work as expected
    • A few adjustments for browser extension JavaScript code motivated by changes in Google search page structure.

    Known Issues

    • Smart Task about full disk access does not consistently appear on Big Sur.
    • Subview banner title in dark mode is shown inverted.
    • New user interface is missing translations.
    • Main UI might show the login page on the first start on the window after upgrade on macOS Monterey. The issue will be fixed in the future release. Workaround: restart the main UI window should fix it.

    If you experience any issues, please run the "Support Tool" in the Applications -> "fs protection" folder and submit a bug report with the file created to allow us to investigate the issue. For issues related to Browsing protection and Parental control, remember to include any URLs that reproduce the problem in your bug report. You may also submit false positives and uncategorized web pages directly to F-Secure Labs using https://www.f-secure.com/en/web/labs_global/submit-a-sample#sample-url

    As always, we welcome any feedback via the community pages, and reports of any issues found via https://beta.f-secure.com

    Best Regards,

    FS Protection Mac Team

    Best regards, Arthur

    Mac R&D Team

    Ukko
  • ArthurVal
    ArthurVal Posts: 156 F-Secure Employee

    Release 18.0 beta 4 (build 39168)

    We are pleased to announce a new release of FS Protection for Mac. This update is now available for download from My FS Protection and delivery to existing installations starts today.

    This release includes bug fixes for:

    • Missing localizations
    • New Install flows including "Full Disk Access" and "Family Rules" view
    • New main UI window crash improvements
    • Stability improvements for "Security Cloud" connection

    Known Issues

    • Subview banner title in dark mode is shown inverted.
    • New user interface is missing translations.

    If you experience any issues, please run the "Support Tool" in the Applications -> "fs protection" folder and submit a bug report with the file created to allow us to investigate the issue. For issues related to Browsing protection and Parental control, remember to include any URLs that reproduce the problem in your bug report. You may also submit false positives and uncategorized web pages directly to F-Secure Labs using https://www.f-secure.com/en/web/labs_global/submit-a-sample#sample-url

    As always, we welcome any feedback via the community pages, and reports of any issues found via https://beta.f-secure.com

    Best Regards,

    FS Protection Mac Team

    Best regards, Arthur

    Mac R&D Team

    Ukko
  • ArthurVal
    ArthurVal Posts: 156 F-Secure Employee

    Release 18.0 beta 5 (build 39265)

    We are pleased to announce a new release of FS Protection for Mac. This update is now available for download from My FS Protection and delivery to existing installations starts today.

    This release includes bug fixes for:

    • Missing localizations
    • Stability improvements for new mainUI for subscription handling, "Profile switch" flow and license expiration
    • "Family Rules" feature improvements and stability fixes
    • Notification actions are now invoked on press on the notification text instead of just the action buttons
    • Browsing protection improvements for bing.com (safety rating is not shown for a portion of search results)

    Known Issues

    • New user interface is missing some translations.

    If you experience any issues, please run the "Support Tool" in the Applications -> "fs protection" folder and submit a bug report with the file created to allow us to investigate the issue. For issues related to Browsing protection and Parental control, remember to include any URLs that reproduce the problem in your bug report. You may also submit false positives and uncategorized web pages directly to F-Secure Labs using https://www.f-secure.com/en/web/labs_global/submit-a-sample#sample-url

    As always, we welcome any feedback via the community pages, and reports of any issues found via https://beta.f-secure.com

    Best Regards,

    FS Protection Mac Team

    Best regards, Arthur

    Mac R&D Team

    Ukko
  • pajp
    pajp Posts: 87 F-Secure Employee

    Release 18.0 beta 6 (build 39499)

    We are pleased to announce a new release of FS Protection for Mac. This update is now available for download from My FS Protection and delivery to existing installations starts today.

    This release includes bug fixes for:

    • Security Cloud reliability
    • Performance & stability improvements
    • Fixes an issue where the main UI would get stuck after activation
    • Main UI layout fixes
    • Localization fixes


    If you experience any issues, please run the "Support Tool" in the Applications -> "fs protection" folder and submit a bug report with the file created to allow us to investigate the issue. For issues related to Browsing protection and Parental control, remember to include any URLs that reproduce the problem in your bug report. You may also submit false positives and uncategorized web pages directly to F-Secure Labs using https://www.f-secure.com/en/web/labs_global/submit-a-sample#sample-url

    As always, we welcome any feedback via the community pages, and reports of any issues found via https://beta.f-secure.com

    Best Regards,

    FS Protection Mac Team 🍂☀️

    Rasmus Sten

    F-Secure Consumer Security R&D, Mac Team

    66f2e490Ukko
  • ArthurVal
    ArthurVal Posts: 156 F-Secure Employee

    Release 18.0 beta 7 (build 39743)

    We are pleased to announce a new release of FS Protection for Mac. This update is now available for download from My FS Protection and delivery to existing installations starts today.

    This release mainly focuses on improvements of:

    • Security Cloud reliability
    • Security Cloud health telemetry
    • Flow of settings backend communication
    • Localization for the main UI window

    If you experience any issues, please run the "Support Tool" in the Applications -> "fs protection" folder and submit a bug report with the file created to allow us to investigate the issue. For issues related to Browsing protection and Parental control, remember to include any URLs that reproduce the problem in your bug report. You may also submit false positives and uncategorized web pages directly to F-Secure Labs using https://www.f-secure.com/en/web/labs_global/submit-a-sample#sample-url

    As always, we welcome any feedback via the community pages, and reports of any issues found via https://beta.f-secure.com

    Best Regards,

    FS Protection Mac Team

    Best regards, Arthur

    Mac R&D Team

    Ukko
  • pajp
    pajp Posts: 87 F-Secure Employee

    Release 18.0 beta 8 (build 39877)

    We are pleased to announce a new release of FS Protection for Mac. This update is now available for download from My FS Protection and delivery to existing installations starts today.

    Improvements included in this release:

    • Security Cloud reliability
    • Security Cloud health telemetry
    • Fixes an issue where the product would cause high CPU load in certain Parental Control use cases

    If you experience any issues, please run the "Support Tool" in the Applications -> "fs protection" folder and submit a bug report with the file created to allow us to investigate the issue. For issues related to Browsing protection and Parental control, remember to include any URLs that reproduce the problem in your bug report. You may also submit false positives and uncategorized web pages directly to F-Secure Labs using https://www.f-secure.com/en/web/labs_global/submit-a-sample#sample-url

    As always, we welcome any feedback via the community pages, and reports of any issues found via https://beta.f-secure.com

    Best Regards,

    FS Protection Mac Team

    Rasmus Sten

    F-Secure Consumer Security R&D, Mac Team

    Ukko
  • ArthurVal
    ArthurVal Posts: 156 F-Secure Employee

    Release 18.0 beta 9 (build 40082)

    We are pleased to announce a new release of FS Protection for Mac. This update is now available for download from My FS Protection and delivery to existing installations starts today.

    Improvements included in this release:

    • Security Cloud reliability (correction of file permissions, clearing of stale errors, etc.)
    • Improvements to Support Tool app to ensure compatibility with older product versions
    • Improvements for secondary user profile activation flow

    If you experience any issues, please run the "Support Tool" in the Applications -> "fs protection" folder and submit a bug report with the file created to allow us to investigate the issue. For issues related to Browsing protection and Parental control, remember to include any URLs that reproduce the problem in your bug report. You may also submit false positives and uncategorized web pages directly to F-Secure Labs using https://www.f-secure.com/en/web/labs_global/submit-a-sample#sample-url

    As always, we welcome any feedback via the community pages, and reports of any issues found via https://beta.f-secure.com

    Best Regards,

    FS Protection Mac Team

    Best regards, Arthur

    Mac R&D Team

    Ukko
  • ArthurVal
    ArthurVal Posts: 156 F-Secure Employee

    Release 18.0 beta 10 (build 40256)

    We are pleased to announce a new release of FS Protection for Mac. This update is now available for download from My FS Protection and delivery to existing installations starts today.

    Improvements included in this release:

    • Corrections to the Launch Services discovery flow and ensuring that all UI components are properly registered and available to be used when needed.

    If you experience any issues, please run the "Support Tool" in the Applications -> "fs protection" folder and submit a bug report with the file created to allow us to investigate the issue. For issues related to Browsing protection and Parental control, remember to include any URLs that reproduce the problem in your bug report. You may also submit false positives and uncategorized web pages directly to F-Secure Labs using https://www.f-secure.com/en/web/labs_global/submit-a-sample#sample-url

    As always, we welcome any feedback via the community pages, and reports of any issues found via https://beta.f-secure.com

    Best Regards,

    FS Protection Mac Team

    Best regards, Arthur

    Mac R&D Team

    Ukko