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Endpoint Protection for Mac 2.1 and VirusScan for Mac 9.6 with Mavericks Support is Now Available!

Created on: Oct 17, 2013 3:49 PM by Vineetkr - Last Modified:  Oct 17, 2013 4:07 PM by Vineetkr

We are pleased to announce availability of Endpoint Protection for Mac 2.1 (EPM) and VirusScan for Mac 9.6 (VSMac) ahead of Mavericks (Mac OS X 10.9) release. In addition to Mavericks support this release has new features for additional security and management.


New Features in this release:


  • Support for Mavericks Mac OS X10.9 ­ - Ensures Mac continues to remain protected after OS upgrade
  • Self-Protection - Prevents local users from modifying settings or uninstalling the product
  • Monitor On-demand Scan status from ePO - On­-Demand Scan start, stop and malware found status would bereported back to ePO
  • Option to exclude network volumesfrom On-Demand Scan -  Improves scan time
  • Ships with McAfee Agent 4.8 Patch-1





You can directly upgrade from McAfee Security for Mac version 1.1, 1.2& 2.0 or VirusScan for Mac 9.1, 9.2 & 9.5. During migration existingePolicy Orchestrator policies & tasks will be upgraded automatically.





Product is available for download from both "Download My Products" webpage using a valid grant number and ePO Software Download Manager.




Following documents are available at knowledge portal:

Endpoint Protection for Mac 2.1 - Product Guide

Endpoint Protection for Mac 2.1 - Release Notes

VirusScan for Mac 9.6 - Product Guide

VirusScan for Mac 9.6 - Release Notes


Known Issues:


For known issues, refer to the following knowledge base articles:

Endpoint Protection for Mac2.1 Known Issues

VirusScan for Mac 9.6 Known Issues


Note: McAfee Agent 4.8 Patch-1 is only supported on Mavericks. For details refer to the knowledge base article KB79317.


Best Regards,


GroupProduct Manager | Endpoint Protection for Mac

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