FS Protection for Mac 18.3 releases

Kingston1
Kingston1 Posts: 12 F-Secure Employee
edited September 7 in Home Security Beta Programs

FS Protection for Mac 18.3 releases will be posted under this thread.

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  • Kingston1
    Kingston1 Posts: 12 F-Secure Employee

    Release 18.3 beta 1 (build 43754)

    We are pleased to announce the availability of a new release of FS Protection for Mac. This update is available for download from My FS Protection and delivery to existing installations will be started shortly.

    Highlights of this release include:

    • Fixes for on-demand scanner functionality on Apple Silicon Macs
    • Password Vault - fully integrated password manager, synchronized across all your devices
    • Browsing protection with protection for prohibited and illegal content
    • 'Move to trash' for Riskware detections
    • Updated Threat Description links in infection report window
    • New crash reports format support
    • Bugfixes for menubar app launch and its internal app locations
    • Firefox page load
    • Memory leaks fixed

    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

    FirmyJaimsUkko
  • jackrb
    jackrb Posts: 5 F-Secure Employee
    edited June 3

    Release 18.3 beta2 (build 44277)

    We are pleased to announce the availability of a new release of FS Protection for Mac. This update is available for download from My FS Protection and delivery to existing installations will be started shortly.

    Highlights of this release include:

    • New Password Vault features, including password analysis
    • New version of our Firefox extensionFor current users of the Firefox Browsing protection extension. The extension will be migrated to a newer version hosted on the Mozilla store. No user action is expected, the process is automatic. Please report any issues or unexpected behavior encountered

    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, Jack

    SAFE Mac R&D Team

    Firmy66f2e490
  • ArthurVal
    ArthurVal Posts: 161 F-Secure Employee
    edited June 9

    Release 18.3 beta 3 (build 44398)

    We are pleased to announce the availability of a new release of FS Protection for Mac. This update is available for download from My FS Protection and delivery to existing installations will be started shortly.

    Highlights of this release include:

    • Various Password Vault feature improvements and bugfixes
    • On-access scanner performance improvements for macOS Mail app
    • Restored "Clear caches" functionality for clearing file&URL reputation verdict caches. Can be invoked from the menubar app dropdown menu by holding Alt (Option)
    • FS Protection Firefox extension has been moved out of the store due to Mozilla restrictions. Action expected: reinstall after the product removes the older no longer maintained version

    Important note related to macOS 13.0 Ventura support:

    As of now, macOS 13.0 Ventura is not officially supported. Our initial tests reveal that the FS Protection upgrade process does not complete as expected when run on macOS Ventura. Please do not use FS Protection with macOS Ventura for the time being. We are investigating the compatibility issues and working on resolving them as soon as possible. We will make an official announcement when it is safe to use FS Protection with macOS Ventura.

    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, Arthur

    Mac R&D Team

    FirmyJaims66f2e490Ukko
  • ArthurVal
    ArthurVal Posts: 161 F-Secure Employee

    Release 18.3 beta 4 (build 44708)

    We are pleased to announce the availability of a new release of FS Protection for Mac. This update is available for download from My FS Protection and delivery to existing installations will be started shortly.

    Highlights of this release include:

    • Various Password Vault feature improvements and bugfixes
    • Fixed FS Protection upgrade issue on macOS Ventura. The following upgrades should be completing as expected. Please report in case of any expected behavior.
    • Some localizations are missing and will be added in the future release.

    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, Arthur

    Mac R&D Team

    FirmyJaims
  • ArthurVal
    ArthurVal Posts: 161 F-Secure Employee

    Release 18.3 beta 5 (build 44762)

    We are pleased to announce the availability of a new release of FS Protection for Mac. This update is available for download from My FS Protection and delivery to existing installations will be started shortly.

    Highlights of this release include:

    • Adding missing localizations.

    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, Arthur

    Mac R&D Team

    FirmyJaimsUkko
  • ArthurVal
    ArthurVal Posts: 161 F-Secure Employee

    Release 18.3 beta 6 (build 44968)

    We are pleased to announce the availability of a new release of FS Protection for Mac. This update is available for download from My FS Protection and delivery to existing installations will be started shortly.

    Highlights of this release include:

    • Updating and fixing Chinese (Hong Kong) translations based on feedback from operator partners

    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, Arthur

    Mac R&D Team

    FirmyJaims
  • ArthurVal
    ArthurVal Posts: 161 F-Secure Employee
    edited July 21

    Release 18.3 beta 7 (build 45100)

    We are pleased to announce the availability of a new release of FS Protection for Mac. This update is available for download from My FS Protection and delivery to existing installations will be started shortly.

    Highlights of this release include:

    • Adjustments for macOS Ventura changes in Gatekeeper behavior. The functionality has been tested against the latest macOS Ventura beta 3 (public beta build). Action required for users who are already running macOS Ventura: Please download the FS Protection installer from My FS Protection portal and run it manually to upgrade to beta 7. Earlier versions of FS Protection will not be able to upgrade to beta 7 due to changes in macOS Ventura Gatekeeper behavior. This should be a one-time action
    • Updating browser extension logic to support latest Google pages layout
    • Updating Banking Protection to properly support ".co.jp" domains

    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, Arthur

    Mac R&D Team

    FirmyUkkoJaims
  • ArthurVal
    ArthurVal Posts: 161 F-Secure Employee

    Release 18.3 beta 8 (build 45443)

    We are pleased to announce the availability of a new release of FS Protection for Mac. This update is available for download from My FS Protection and delivery to existing installations will be started shortly.

    Highlights of this release include:

    • Adjustments for password vault license handling
    • Improving stability of network failure in JavaScript code on browser extensions side

    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, Arthur

    Mac R&D Team

    FirmyJaimsUkko
  • ArthurVal
    ArthurVal Posts: 161 F-Secure Employee

    FS Protection 18.3 beta release cycle is complete. Thank you!

    FS Protection release cycle continues with 18.4 version under this post: https://community.f-secure.com/en/discussion/125563/fs-protection-for-mac-18-4-releases/

    Best regards, Arthur

    Mac R&D Team

    FirmyJaimsUkko