What's new in ESET Endpoint Antivirus 6.6.866.1

September 13th, 2018
  • Added: Supports macOS 10.14

New in ESET Endpoint Antivirus 6.6.866.0 (August 15th, 2018)

  • Fixed: Kernel panic occurs when Device Control rule for blocking Wi-Fi controller is enabled on some hardware
  • Fixed: Installation fails when Device Control kernel extension is not loaded on iMac Pro
  • Fixed: Broken symbolic links logged in scan log of on-demand scanner as error messages
  • Fixed: Firewall profile not applied upon connection to Wi-Fi network if SSID is used as trigger
  • Fixed: Incorrect priority in Device Control rules
  • Fixed: Activation fails when client uses proxy with own CA certificate
  • Fixed: System randomly freezes after waking up from sleep in IPv6 networks under specific conditions
  • Fixed: Some websites cannot be loaded when IPv6 is enabled
  • Fixed: Incorrect firewall profile is displayed in GUI when switched between different types of connections
  • Fixed: Incorrect categorization of some websites in Web Control
  • Fixed: Disabling displaying icon in menu bar results in an empty space
  • Fixed: Time Machine backup prompts ‘New device detected’ alert
  • Fixed: Various documentation and localization bugs

New in ESET Endpoint Antivirus 6.6.800.1 (May 26th, 2018)

  • Added: Updated legal terms and sensitive information handling due to EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Added: Advanced support of macOS secure KEXT loading
  • Added: Subscription license support
  • Added: Simple support of ESET Business Account
  • Added: Google Drive compatibility
  • Changed: Support for 64-bit architecture only
  • Improved: Scheduler functionality
  • Improved: Stability, compatibility and security of the product
  • Fixed: Bug fixes

New in ESET Endpoint Antivirus (February 13th, 2017)

  • Web access protection – monitors communication between web browsers and remote servers
  • Email protection – provides control of email communication received via the POP3 and IMAP protocols
  • Anti-Phishing protection – protects you from attempts to acquire passwords and other sensitive information by restricting access to malicious websites that impersonate legitimate ones
  • Device Control – allows you to scan, block or adjust extended filters and/or permissions and define a user's ability to access and work with external devices. This feature is available in the product version 6.1 and later.
  • Presentation mode – this option lets you run ESET Endpoint Antivirus in the background and suppresses pop-up windows and scheduled tasks
  • Shared local cache – allows for scanning speed improvements in virtualized environments

New in ESET Endpoint Antivirus (September 28th, 2016)

  • Fixed: Installation file will not open if package (.dmg) is downloaded from eset.com
  • Fixed: Multiple errors during rollback function
  • Fixed: "Error: Could not parse firewall operation" appears in logs after adding IPv6 address

New in ESET Endpoint Antivirus (September 19th, 2016)

  • Added: Support for macOS 10.12 (Sierra)
  • Fixed: Device Control - Multiple rules matching the same device do not all work
  • Fixed: Network Traffic filtering cannot be enabled from the Menu bar icon after disabling Protection statuses
  • Fixed: Web access protection cannot be started if a policy with disabled HTTP protocol checking was unassigned from ERA
  • Fixed: Web Protection statistics are not available if Email Protection is not installed

New in ESET Endpoint Antivirus (May 31st, 2016)

  • Added: Ability to define Proxy Server for each Primary and Secondary update server
  • Added: Hide/show notifications from the Protection Status screen (E.g. License expiration, Web access/Email protection, Firewall disabled or Computer restart required)
  • Added: Media to scan allows user to exclude media from the Real-time protection (Local drives, Removable media, Network media)
  • Added: Increased compatibility with OS X during scanning network volumes by real-time scanner
  • Fixed: esets_proxy deadlock causing the HTTP freeze
  • Fixed: Problems loading websites when Web Access Protection is turned on
  • Fixed: Some Device control logs were not displayed in the Logs section
  • Fixed: Incorrect volume size mentioned in the Device control logs
  • Fixed: Device control triggers a wrong notification when media is blocked
  • Fixed: The product could not be activated after an upgrade from version
  • Fixed: Settings not saved after an upgrade from ESET Endpoint Antivirus to ESET Endpoint Security and vice versa
  • Fixed: Web control group rules did not work for the subgroup users
  • Fixed: Mounted DMG packages were not displayed in the Scan targets
  • Fixed: License expiration date not visible when using custom date format defined in OS X
  • Fixed: Minor changes in the product’s GUI descriptions and tool-tips

New in ESET Endpoint Antivirus (October 9th, 2015)

  • Added: Support for OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)

New in ESET Endpoint Antivirus (September 4th, 2015)

  • Added: Device Control
  • Added: Hungarian language
  • Added: Ability to set maximum virus signature database age before an alert for the outdated database is displayed
  • Fixed: The application does not start automatically after upgrade to OS X 10.10 from OS X 10.8.5
  • Fixed: GUI crash when Bluetooth DUN and Ethernet with link-local Ethernet are connected simultaneously
  • Fixed: GUI not responding after running a task in scheduler with a very long name
  • Fixed: Malformed Apple-Mail boundary causes Mail.app to consume high CPU usage
  • Fixed: Web control sometimes causes HTTP traffic to hang over 3G connection
  • Fixed: Web control does not work if the machine boots in offline mode and then is connected to the network
  • Fixed: esets_proxy process deadlock causes freezing HTTP, POP3 and IMAP traffic under high load
  • Fixed: Certain settings are not locked when policy is applied from ESET Remote Administrator
  • Fixed: Quarantined objects are not visible in the GUI after an upgrade from
  • Fixed: You cannot reactivate the product with the License Key or Security Admin account when the product has been previously activated using License Key or Security Admin account and then the Offline file was used for re-activation
  • Fixed: Firewall issue when incorrect profile name appears in the rules table right after creating the new profile
  • Fixed: OS X Server issue when the ESET product prevents access to Server Website and Wiki from the server machine
  • Fixed: Interactive Windows appear when Presentation mode is enabled and operating system is not up to date
  • Fixed: Issue with running processes not showing data after installation and update
  • Fixed: Settings are not set as read-only when they are forced by policy using ESET Remote Administrator
  • Fixed: Other bug fixes and minor GUI enhancements

New in ESET Endpoint Antivirus (April 2nd, 2015)

  • Fixed: Graphical user interface crashes
  • Fixed: Application crash when certain actions performed in more parts of the product
  • Fixed: Update of the product using HTTP Proxy and enabled authentication is very slow
  • Fixed: Settings of custom computer scan are not transferred correctly during upgrade from ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 Business Edition for Mac to ESET Endpoint Antivirus / Security 6 for OS X
  • Fixed: After applying various settings, you may experience incorrect behavior
  • Fixed: In some situations, the tray icon does not display after installation
  • Fixed: Other bugfixes and optimizations

New in ESET Endpoint Antivirus (January 20th, 2015)

  • Fixed: Remote uninstallation via script “esets_remote_uninstall.sh” does not work
  • Fixed: Hovering over some locations on the GUI results in high CPU usage
  • Fixed: Mouse cursor and other elements flicker when hovering over the GUI

New in ESET Endpoint Antivirus (October 29th, 2014)

  • Added: Support for OS X 10.10 Yosemite

New in ESET Endpoint Antivirus (November 15th, 2013)

  • Added: Support of OS X 10.9 Mavericks
  • Added: Ability to determine if Real-time protection is enabled/disabled using command line
  • Added: Ability to save logs in common formats – CSV, plain text
  • Fixed: Errors related to RTP command line visible to unprivileged users
  • Fixed: Number of issues related to localization

New in ESET Endpoint Antivirus 4.1.92 (September 3rd, 2013)

  • Added: Admins will always automatically be included in privileged users group; that is, once GUI connects to service under admin account, it is handled as root.
  • Added: Support for remote uninstallation by older versions of ESET Remote Administrator using the script: "/Applications/.esets/Contents/usr/bin/uninstall.sh".
  • Fixed: Remote installation from Apple Remote Desktop on Mac OS X 10.5.8 finishing with “Installing esets_daemon” error.
  • Fixed: Kernel panic message after user login.
  • Fixed: Duplicated exclusions in exclusions list on the client.
  • Fixed: Exclusions added from the Real-time protection alert window not shown in the exclusions list.
  • Fixed: Editing exclusions after adding them to the exclusions list from the Real-time protection alert window blanks the threat name.
  • Fixed: When adding file with same name but different threat to exclusions using Real-time protection alert window, the new file replaces the original file instead of creating new entry.
  • Fixed: Symbols *.* not appended to folders containing wildcards added to exclusions from the Setup > Enter application preferences > Protection > Exclusions tab.
  • Fixed: Attempts to synchronize modified TextEdit document with iCloud are denied.
  • Fixed: Changed ownership/mode of cleaned files from user to root.
  • Fixed: Local uninstallation hangs occasionally.
  • Fixed: Uninstaller window opens in background.
  • Fixed: Tooltips in GUI occasionally appearing in unexpected places.
  • Fixed: Submission distribution option of ThreatSense.Net changed based on ESET Remote Administrator configuration task incorrectly displayed in GUI.

New in ESET Endpoint Antivirus (March 26th, 2013)

  • Added: Checking of correct e-mail address format entered when submitting files for analysis
  • Fix: Occasional memory leaks
  • Fix: Occasional freezing or crashing of GUI
  • Fix: Issues with changed ownership/mode of files cleaned by antivirus protection
  • Fix: Issues with creation of remote deployment packages while logged into a domain or directory service
  • Fix: Issues with connectivity to ERA server
  • Fix: Frequent occurrence of esets_mac crashes in the logs
  • Fix: Issues with exiting of running GUI processes during uninstallation
  • Fix: Number of issues related to localization

New in ESET Endpoint Antivirus (July 29th, 2012)

  • Added: Support for OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
  • Fix: Issues with memory leaks causing GUI to crash in specific situations
  • Fix: Issues with limited privileges for Open Directory user accounts
  • Fix: Issues with GUI not starting under Active Directory user accounts
  • Fix: Issues with slowdown of applications
  • Fix: Issues with preventing Macs from going into sleep mode
  • Fix: Drag& Drop scanning of files with double byte characters in the filename
  • Fix: Scanning of excluded folders displays scanning status

New in ESET Endpoint Antivirus (June 27th, 2012)

  • Added identification of installed competitive anti-virus software before installation
  • Added number of optimizations to improve performance on Mac OS X 10.7.x Lion
  • Fixed issues with slower shutdown of Mac OS X 10.7.x Lion when the product is installed on the system
  • Fixed issues with restoring and excluding files from quarantine using ESET Remote Administrator console
  • Fixed issues with displaying update server list when configured from ESET Remote Administrator console
  • Fixed issues with GUI freeze when setting user privileges locally in networks with large number of Active Directory accounts
  • Fixed issues with slower loading of Top Sites in Safari
  • Fixed issues with slower loading of pages in Google Chrome
  • Fixed issues with displaying logs and quarantine if two or more on-demand scans are running simultaneously
  • Fixed issues with failover update when secondary update server is not configured correctly
  • Fixed issues with occasional crashing of the installer when a web proxy is configured on the system
  • Fixed issue with saving new on-demand scan profiles using names containing double-byte characters
  • Fixed issue with sending an incorrect text string for identification of on-demand scanner into ERA scan log
  • Fixed several localization issues