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

    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