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McAfee SNS Notice: REMINDER - McAfee Anti-Malware 6000 Engine, McAfee Gateway Anti-Malware Engine GAM v2017.3, and Avira Engine SAVAPI4 phased rollout for Web Gateway
SNS Emails ID:   SNS1846
Last Modified:  3/11/2019


Beginning on March 18, 2019, McAfee will perform a phased rollout for:

  • McAfee Anti-Malware 6000 Engine
  • McAfee Gateway Anti-Malware Engine GAM v2017.3
  • Avira Engine SAVAPI4 

The affected products are:

  • Web Gateway and later 
  • Web Gateway 7.8.1 and later
  • Web Gateway  8.0 and later

Improvements in the new scanning engines:

  • General Web threat detection enhancements, in particular, HTML, JavaScript, and Microsoft Office.
  • Better scanning support for downloads targeting non-Windows platforms, such as Linux ELF, Mach-O, and .NET.
  • Improved initialization and scan performance.

The weekly rollout will start on Monday, March 18, 2019, for 20% of nodes in the first week, and continue with 20% of nodes each following Monday.

The rollout uses the normal Anti-Malware update process and does not require any additional action. 

For further GTI/GAM configuration advice, see KB85830:  https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB85830.

For further release information, see KB90912: https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB90912.

Reminder sent on:
  • February 18, 2019
  • February 25, 2019
  • March 11, 2019
To receive information about McAfee product updates, sign up for the Support Notification Service at https://sns.secure.mcafee.com/signup_login.

Original Send Date

February 12, 2019

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