FS Protection for Mac 18.2 releases

pajp
pajp Posts: 87 F-Secure Employee

FS Protection for Mac 18.2 releases will be posted under this thread.


Rasmus Sten

SAFE Mac R&D

Rasmus Sten

F-Secure Consumer Security R&D, Mac Team

JaimsUkko

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  • pajp
    pajp Posts: 87 F-Secure Employee

    Release 18.2 beta 1 (build 41864)

    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 started yesterday.

    Highlights of this release include:

    • Performance improvements to on-demand malware scan
    • Profile name in the UI will be updated when changed in My FS Protection
    • Fixes an issue where Browsing protection in Safari would not function properly under certain circumstances
    • General stability and performance improvements

    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,

    Rasmus Sten on behalf of the FS Protection Mac Team ⛄️❄️

    Rasmus Sten

    F-Secure Consumer Security R&D, Mac Team

    JaimsUkko
  • ArthurVal
    ArthurVal Posts: 156 F-Secure Employee
    edited February 15

    Release 18.2 beta 2 (build 42386)

    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 started yesterday.

    Highlights of this release include:

    • Improvements for virus protection functionality (more comprehensive file analysis)
    • Optimizations on reputation services backend load
    • Fixes for large amounts of telemetry sent for the new Chrome/Firefox native messaging host
    • Optimized installation package size by removing unused kernel extensions away
    • Crash and stability 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, Arthur

    Mac R&D Team

    JaimsUkko
  • ArthurVal
    ArthurVal Posts: 156 F-Secure Employee
    edited March 18

    Release 18.2 beta 3 (build 42924)

    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:

    • On-demand scanning stability improvements (crash fixes)
    • Browsing Protection: improvements to layout of Yahoo.com (caused by safety rating injection)
    • Support Tool data collection improvements (collection of more detailed product diagnostics related to infection reporting)
    • Fixing an issue with menubar app not respecting custom language set in the System Preferences app (@66f2e490)
    • Adding logic for sending of product settings telemetry

    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

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

    Release 18.2 beta 4 (build 43128)

    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:

    • Improved DeepGuard decision making by integrating a new version of F-Secure Security Cloud SDK
    • Improved path anonymization process used for Security Cloud reputation lookups
    • Improved performance of real-time scanner in relation to Time Machine backup process
    • Dropped python dependency from the uninstaller
    • Improved state management of on-demand scanning
    • Improved stability of Family Rules bedtime period activation
    • Adjusted safety rating injection for latest changes in Google page layout
    • Improved unsafe content blocking capabilities of the Browsing Protection feature

    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

    Ukko
  • ArthurVal
    ArthurVal Posts: 156 F-Secure Employee

    Release 18.2 beta 5 (build 43216)

    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:

    • No functional changes. Adding missing 3rd party license references to the "About" dialog.

    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

    JaimsUkko
  • ArthurVal
    ArthurVal Posts: 156 F-Secure Employee

    Release 18.2 beta 6 (build 43386)

    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 for browsing protection UI (block pages)

    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: 156 F-Secure Employee

    Release 18.2 beta 7 (build 43414)

    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

    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

    Firmy66f2e490
  • Cale
    Cale Posts: 232 F-Secure Product Manager

    Hi,

    SAFE MAC 18.2 was released to production on 19th April. Current SAFE MAC 18.1 versions are automatically updated to this version in two weeks.

    Thanks for you feedback! Work continues with the 18.3.

    -Cale

    Firmy