These are the release notes for Sophos Anti-Virus for macOS.
You may find that you can't yet download and use the latest version on the list below. This is because Sophos releases the software over a number of days, but publishes the release notes on the first day.
No new features.
The threat detection engine is version 3.84.0.
Support for macOS 12 Monterey.
The threat detection engine is updated to 3.83.1.
Native support for Apple M1 chips.
The threat detection engine is updated to 3.82.2.
The threat detection engine is 3.80.1
Resolved an issue with the status of on-access scanning in Sophos Enterprise Console.
Support for macOS 11 Big Sur.
The threat detection engine is 3.80.1.
The threat detection engine has been updated to 3.79.0
|Resolved an issue with tabs opening slowly in Google Chrome.
|Improved device control support for large capacity removable storage devices to ensure that they are blocked after restart.
|Issues with Device Control on macOS El Capitan (10.11).
On macOS 10.11, read-only policies for Device Control do not work for removable storage, or for removable secure storage.
|Issues when Web Protection is used in conjunction with Apple Parental Controls on macOS El Capitan (10.11).
On macOS El Capitan (10.11), when Web Protection is active, sites that are correctly blocked by Apple Parental Controls display a blank page, rather than the expected Parental Control block page.
|The installer will download a full version of macOS when it performs its first auto-update.
|The Scan now with Sophos Anti-Virus item in the Finder contextual menu may sometimes not be displayed correctly.
|Issues with copying infected files to a quarantine folder.
|If the immediate scanner moves or copies an infected file to a quarantine folder, the action is intercepted by the on-access scanner. This is because Spotlight indexes the quarantine folder when a file is quarantined
To work around this, in the Spotlight preferences, put the quarantine folder into the list of excluded folders.
|Certain configuration changes do not trigger alerts in Sophos Enterprise Console.
|If you make any of the following configuration changes in the Sophos Anti-Virus updating preferences pages, they do not trigger a differs from policy alert in Sophos Enterprise
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