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VirusBarrier X9 Release Notes

This article provides a list of historical release notes for publicly released versions of Intego's VirusBarrier X9 software. Be sure to keep your software up to date by using the NetUpdate application.

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10.9.90  (3609)

Release Date: May 2nd, 2024

• Resolves an issue when scanning a volume containing a Time Machine backup.
• Improves malware removal performance in email attachments.

This version is compatible with macOS Sonoma.

 

10.9.89  (3592)

Release Date: April 16th, 2024

• This update supports general compatibility issues and addresses a number of other minor issues.

This version is compatible with macOS Sonoma.

 

10.9.88  (3573)

Release Date: March 26th, 2024

• This update supports general compatibility issues and addresses a number of other minor issues.

This version is compatible with macOS Sonoma.

 

10.9.87  (3567)

Release Date: March 6th, 2024

• This update supports general compatibility issues and addresses a number of other minor issues.

This version is compatible with macOS Sonoma.

 

10.9.86  (3562)

Release Date: February 28th, 2024

• Improves file counting accuracy during scan.
• Improves German interface wording.
• This update supports general compatibility issues and addresses a number of other minor issues.

This version is compatible with macOS Sonoma.

 

10.9.85  (3495)

Release Date:  January 23rd, 2024

• Temporarily disables 7zip archive scanning.
• Resolves an issue where on-demand scans may fail.

This version is compatible with macOS Sonoma.

10.9.84  (3489)

Release Date:  January 16th, 2024

• VirusBarrier now supports scanning 7zip archives.

This version is compatible with macOS Sonoma.

 

10.9.83  (3454)

Release Date:  December 18th, 2023

• Addresses a scenario where VirusBarrier may repeatedly ask for Full Disk Access to be granted after rebooting.
• Improves VirusBarrier’s impact on Mac performance during startup.

This version is compatible with macOS Sonoma.

 

10.9.82  (3442)

Release Date:  November 28th, 2023

• Fixes an issue where the number of scanned files may differ between the scan results and logs windows.
• Improves VirusBarrier’s impact on Mac performance.

This version is compatible with macOS Sonoma.

 

10.9.81  (3421)

Release Date:  November 20th, 2023

• This update requires macOS 10.13 High Sierra and higher.

This version is compatible with macOS Sonoma.

 

10.9.80  (3416)

Release Date:  November 8th, 2023

• This update supports general compatibility issues and addresses a number of other minor issues.

This version is compatible with macOS Sonoma.


10.9.79  (3405)

Release Date:  October 30th, 2023

• Resolves an issue where Full Scans may fail with macOS Sonoma 14.1.
• Resolves an issue where iOS scans may scan fewer files after upgrading to iOS 17.
• Improves the behavior of VirusBarrier’s status notifications in the Intego Menu.

This update also supports general compatibility issues and addresses a number of other minor issues.

This version is compatible with macOS Sonoma.

 

 

10.9.78  (3382)

Release Date:  October 10th, 2023

• Improves scanning behavior with archived files.

This update also supports general compatibility issues and addresses a number of other minor issues.

This version is compatible with macOS Sonoma.

 

10.9.77  (3363)

Release Date:  September 13th, 2023

• This update supports general compatibility issues and addresses a number of other minor issues.

This version is compatible with macOS Sonoma.

 

10.9.76  (3361)

Release Date:  September 7th, 2023

• Addresses an issue where Full Disk Access permissions may be repeatedly requested.
• Improves VirusBarrier’s impact on Mac performance.

This update also supports general compatibility issues and addresses a number of other minor issues.

This version is compatible with macOS Ventura and Macs with Apple M1 and M2.

 

10.9.75  (3348)

Release Date:  August 2nd, 2023

• Fixes an issue where email alerts for real-time malware detections might not be received.
• Improves VirusBarrier’s impact on Mac performance.

This update also supports general compatibility issues and addresses a number of other minor issues.

This version is compatible with macOS Ventura and Macs with Apple M1 and M2.

10.9.74  (3336)

Release Date:  July 5th, 2023

• Addresses an issue where VirusBarrier may display repeated requests for Full Disk Access to be granted.

This update also supports general compatibility issues and addresses a number of other minor issues.

This version is compatible with macOS Ventura and Macs with Apple M1 and M2.

 

10.9.73  (3331)

Release Date:  June 7th, 2023

• Addresses an issue where VirusBarrier may impact overall performance.

This update also supports general compatibility issues and addresses a number of other minor issues.

This version is compatible with macOS Ventura and Macs with Apple M1 and M2.

 

10.9.72  (3329)

Release Date:  May 10th, 2023

• Addresses an issue where VirusBarrier installation may get stuck.

This update also supports general compatibility issues and addresses a number of other minor issues.

This version is compatible with macOS Ventura and Macs with Apple M1 and M2.

 

10.9.71  (3314)

Release Date:  March 21st, 2023

• Improves VirusBarrier’s impact on Mac performance during startup.
• Addresses an issue where the real-time scanner may fail to load on macOS High Sierra and Mojave.

This update also supports general compatibility issues and addresses a number of other minor issues.

This version is compatible with macOS Ventura and Macs with Apple M1 and M2.

 

10.9.70  (3304)

Release Date:  February 28th, 2023

• Quick Scans are now faster and more efficient.
• Addresses an issue where Time Machine backups may fail.
• Addresses an issue where iOS device scans may be incomplete.

This update also supports general compatibility issues and addresses a number of other minor issues.

This version is compatible with macOS Ventura and Macs with Apple M1 and M2.


10.9.69  (3265)

Release Date:  December 14th, 2022

• Addresses an issue where VirusBarrier scans may not complete successfully.

This update also supports general compatibility issues and addresses a number of other minor issues.

This version is compatible with macOS Ventura and Macs with Apple M1 and M2.

 

10.9.68  (3259)

Release Date:  December 13th, 2022

• Detects malware in UPX-compressed files
• Improves the handling of malicious browser extensions with Safari, Chrome, and Firefox

This update also supports general compatibility issues and addresses a number of other minor issues.

This version is compatible with macOS Ventura and Macs with Apple M1 and M2.

 

10.9.67  (3231)

Release Date:  November 21st, 2022

• Reduces VirusBarrier’s performance impact.

This update also supports general compatibility issues and addresses a number of other minor issues.

This version is compatible with macOS Ventura and Macs with Apple M1 and M2.


10.9.66  (3218)

Release Date:  November 8th, 2022

• Fixes an issue where FAT32 volumes may not be scanned.

This update also supports general compatibility issues and addresses a number of other minor issues.

This version is compatible with macOS Ventura and Macs with Apple M1 and M2.

 

10.9.65  (3210)

Release Date:  October 27th, 2022

• Fixes an issue where macOS Ventura may display that VirusBarrier is “damaged” when trying to open it.

This update also supports general compatibility issues and addresses a number of other minor issues.

This version is compatible with macOS Ventura and Macs with Apple M1 and M2.

 

10.9.64  (3202)

Release Date:  October 24th, 2022

This update drastically improves VirusBarrier’s overall stability and performance, with a focus on:

• Scanning performance and reliability
• Real-time scanning performance
• iOS device scans now complete with low available disk space on the Mac

This update also supports general compatibility issues and addresses a number of other minor issues.

This version is compatible with macOS Ventura and Macs with Apple M1 and M2.

 

10.9.63  (3189)
Release Date:  October 17th, 2022

This update drastically improves VirusBarrier’s overall stability and performance, with a focus on:

• Scanning performance and reliability
• Real-time scanning performance
• iOS device scans now complete with low available disk space on the Mac

This update also supports general compatibility issues and addresses a number of other minor issues.

This version is compatible with macOS Ventura and Macs with Apple M1 and M2.

10.9.62  (3085)
Release Date:  July 13, 2022

Fixed

• Fixes an issue where VirusBarrier may be stuck while repairing files.
• Fixes an issue which cause Full Scans to fail with NTFS volumes.
• Fixes an issue where encrypted external volumes may be blocked from mounting.

This update also improves overall stability, supports general compatibility issues, and addresses a number of other minor issues. This update is compatible with macOS Monterey and Apple M1 and M2 Macs.

 

10.9.61  (3043)
Release Date:  June 9, 2022

Fixed

• Fixes an issue where VirusBarrier may stuck while quarantining files.

This update also improves overall stability, supports general compatibility issues, and addresses a number of other minor issues. This update is compatible with macOS Monterey and Apple M1 Macs.

10.9.60  (3019)
Release Date:  May 24, 2022

This update also improves overall stability, supports general compatibility issues, and addresses a number of other minor issues. This update is compatible with macOS Monterey and Apple M1 Macs.

 

10.9.59  (2979)
Release Date:  May 12, 2022

This update also improves overall stability, supports general compatibility issues, and addresses a number of other minor issues. This update is compatible with macOS Monterey and Apple M1 Macs.

 

10.9.58  (2898)
Release Date:  April 20, 2022

Fixed

• Improves VirusBarrier's performance impact.

This update also improves overall stability, supports general compatibility issues, and addresses a number of other minor issues. This update is compatible with macOS Monterey and Apple M1 Macs.

 

10.9.57  (2814)
Release Date:  March 2, 2022

Fixed

• Resolves an issue where Full Disk Access may be asked repeatedly.

This update also improves overall stability, supports general compatibility issues, and addresses a number of other minor issues. This update is compatible with macOS Monterey and Apple M1 Macs.

 

10.9.56  (2801)
Release Date:  February 16, 2022

Improvements

• Improves VirusBarrier’s performance impact.

Fixed

• Resolves an issue where Full Disk Access may be asked repeatedly.

This update also improves overall stability, supports general compatibility issues, and addresses a number of other minor issues. This update is compatible with macOS Monterey and Apple M1 Macs.

 

10.9.55  (2791)
Release Date:  January 26, 2022

Improvements

• Improves VirusBarrier’s performance impact during full scans.
• Improves VirusBarrier’s performance impact when the Mac starts up and when opening large apps.
• Improves the behavior when updating outdated malware definitions from VirusBarrier.

Fixed

• Fixes a scanning issue where the number of files analyzed may be lower than expected.
• Fixes a software serialization issue which may occur for free-trial users.

This update also improves overall stability, supports general compatibility issues, and addresses a number of other minor issues. This update is compatible with macOS Monterey and Apple M1 Macs.

 

10.9.54  (2763)
Release Date:  October 19, 2021

Improvements

• Reduces VirusBarrier’s performance impact.

This update also improves overall stability, supports general compatibility issues, and addresses a number of other minor issues. This update is compatible with macOS Big Sur and Apple M1 Macs.

 

10.9.53  (2716)
Release Date:  August 10, 2021

Improvements

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Fixed

• Fixes an issue where deauthorizing VirusBarrier may not work.

This update also improves overall stability, supports general compatibility issues, and addresses a number of other minor issues. This update is compatible with macOS Big Sur and Apple M1 Macs.

 

10.9.52  (2712)
Release Date:  August 2, 2021

Improvements

• Join our beta program to test-drive new features. Enroll through NetUpdate › Scheduling.

Fixed

• Adds native support for Macs with Apple M1.
• Fixes an issue where scans may not complete in some cases.

This update also improves overall stability, supports general compatibility issues, and addresses a number of other minor issues. This update is compatible with macOS Big Sur and Apple M1 Macs.

 

10.9.51  (2707)
Release Date:  July 19, 2021

Improvements

• Join our beta program to test-drive new features. Enroll through NetUpdate › Scheduling.

Fixed

• Fixes an issue where deauthorizing VirusBarrier may not work.

This update also improves overall stability, supports general compatibility issues, and addresses a number of other minor issues. This update is compatible with macOS Big Sur and Apple M1 Macs.

 

10.9.50  (2694)
Release Date:  July 5, 2021

Improvements

• Join our beta program to test-drive new features. Enroll through NetUpdate › Scheduling.

Fixed

• Improves email and file attachment scanning.
• Improves scanning behavior for Time Machine backups.
• Fixes an issue where scans may not complete in some cases.

This update also improves overall stability, supports general compatibility issues, and addresses a number of other minor issues. This update is compatible with macOS Big Sur and Apple M1 Macs.

 

10.9.49  (2673) 
Release Date: June 14, 2021

Fixed

• Resolves a Real-Time Scanning issue which may occur during VirusBarrier installation.

This update also improves overall stability, supports general compatibility issues, and addresses a number of other minor issues. This update is compatible with macOS Big Sur and Apple M1 Macs.

 

10.9.48  (2661) 
Release Date:  May 24, 2021

Fixed

• Minor bug fixes.

This update also improves overall stability, supports general compatibility issues, and addresses a number of other minor issues. This update is compatible with macOS Big Sur and Apple M1 Macs.

 

10.9.47  (2647)
Release Date:  May 11, 2021

Fixed

• Resolves an issue where external volumes may not be detected when mounted.

This update also improves overall stability, supports general compatibility issues, and addresses a number of other minor issues. This update is compatible with macOS Big Sur and Apple M1 Macs.

 

10.9.46  (2632)
Release Date:  May 6, 2021

Improvements

• Easily start a scan from the VirusBarrier main window.

Fixed

• Resolves an issue where malware definition updates would not appear in the logs.
• Fixes an issue where automatic scans after malware definition updates may not start in some cases.

This update also improves overall stability, supports general compatibility issues, and addresses a number of other minor issues. This update is compatible with macOS Big Sur and Apple M1 Macs.

 

10.9.45  (2609) 
Release Date:  April 29, 2021

Fixed

• Reduces VirusBarrier’s performance impact.
• Fixes an issue where other apps may be blocked from opening due to a permission error.

This update also improves overall stability, supports general compatibility issues, and addresses a number of other minor issues. This update is compatible with macOS Big Sur and Apple M1 Macs.

 

10.9.42  (2543) 
Release Date:  April 8, 2021

Fixed

• Addresses an issue where scans may not complete.

This update also improves overall stability, supports general compatibility issues, and addresses a number of other minor issues. This update is compatible with macOS Big Sur and Apple M1 Macs.

 

10.9.41  (2526) 
Release Date:  March 30, 2021

Improvements

• Improved status messages when malware definitions are being updated and fixes an issue where Real-Time Scanning status may not be reported correctly.
• Improved alerts to help you restore VirusBarrier if a third-party app tries to disable it.

Fixed

• Fixes an issue where Real-Time Scanning may fail to load.
• Fixes an issue where other apps may be blocked from opening due to a permission error.
• Fixes an issue where malware definitions may not be installed correctly.

This update also improves overall stability, supports general compatibility issues, and addresses a number of other minor issues. This update is compatible with macOS Big Sur and Apple M1 Macs.

 

10.9.40  (2424) 
Release Date:  February 4, 2021

Fixed

• Minor bug fixes.

This update also improves overall stability, supports general compatibility issues, and addresses a number of other minor issues. This update is compatible with macOS Big Sur and Apple M1 Macs.

 

10.9.39  (2384) 
Release Date:  January 21, 2021

Fixed

• Minor bug fixes.

This update also improves overall stability, supports general compatibility issues, and addresses a number of other minor issues. This update is compatible with macOS Big Sur and Apple M1 Macs.

 

10.9.38  (2375) 
Release Date:  January 18, 2021

Fixed

• Fixes an issue where VirusBarrier may open unexpectedly.

This update also improves overall stability, supports general compatibility issues, and addresses a number of other minor issues. This update is compatible with macOS Big Sur and Apple M1 Macs.

 

10.9.36  (2330) 
Release Date:  November 19, 2020

Fixed

• Addresses an issue where scans may fail to complete.

This update also improves overall stability, supports general compatibility issues, and addresses a number of other minor issues. This update is compatible with macOS Big Sur.

*This update is available for users with macOS Catalina and higher.

 

10.9.35  (2310) 
Release Date:  November 10, 2020

Improvements

• This version is compatible with macOS Big Sur.
• Threats are now quarantined automatically.

Fixed

• Addresses an issue where Real-Time Scanning may fail to load.
• Addresses an issue where scans may fail to complete.

This update also improves overall stability, supports general compatibility issues, and addresses a number of other minor issues. 

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