About this release

This document contains important information about the current release. We recommend that you read the whole document.

CAUTION: We do not support the automatic upgrade of a pre-release software version. To upgrade to a production release of the software, you must first uninstall the pre-release version.

This release was developed for use with:

McAfee® ePolicy Orchestrator® (McAfee® ePO™) 5.3.1 and later


This release of McAfee® Endpoint Security contains improvements and fixes, including:

  • Enhanced protection against script-based threats
  • Additional forensics data on Exploit Prevention events by providing command-line details
  • Improved efficacy on offline systems through Real Protect offline scanning support

We recommend that you verify this update in test and pilot groups before mass deployment.