Category Archives: virusscan

McAfee VSE 8.8 (Patch 7 and earlier) not compatible with Windows 10 Anniversary Update

WARNING: VSE 8.8 Patch 7 and earlier are not compatible with the Microsoft Windows 10 Anniversary Update. Support for the Windows 10 Anniversary Update is included in VSE 8.8 Patch 8. Do not install VSE 8.8 Patch 7 or earlier … Continue reading

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McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.7 and earlier Metasploit payload attack

McAfee SB10014 was first released in Jan-2011 (pre DAT file 6209), with the exploit being released 2010-Dec-25. The following is the latest update and recommendation; Description: ❝McAfee is aware of a publicly disclosed attack that could disable VSE running on … Continue reading

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[infect] Facebook recommends that you upgrade to the faster and smarter Firefox 8.

Hey look Facebook recommends that you upgrade to the faster and smarter Firefox 8, or does it? I want to sell you a bridge: The first think to note is that the download link is not pointing to http://www.mozilla.org. Where … Continue reading

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McAfee VirusScan Enterprise v8.8

McAfee VirusScan Enterprise v8.8 (Release Date: 20-Jan-11) VirusScan Enterprise 8.8 – What’s New [1] The primary focus of the McAfee VirusScan Enterprise, 8.8 release was to enhance the performance of malware scanning to enable end users to conduct business without … Continue reading

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McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.5i and earlier DLL Side Load issue

Description [1] McAfee is aware of a publicly disclosed security issue that may affect VirusScan Enterprise (VSE) version 8.5i and prior. We are investigating the claims and will update this KB with additional details when they are available. We will … Continue reading

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McAfee Common Framework returned error ffffff?? @ 3

The following errors occur after initiating an AutoUpdate with VirusScan 8.5i: McAfee Common Framework returned error ffffff?? @ 3 Failed to initialize common updater subsystem Make sure the McAfee Framework Services is running Problem: McAfee Common Management Framework Issue Environment: … Continue reading

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Virusscan 5958 DAT causing systems to Blue screen or receive a DCOM error

McAfee has advised that there is an issue with DAT file 5958. There is a false positive detection that could cause Windows XP Service Pack 3 systems to Blue screen or receive a DCOM error, followed by shutdown messages. The … Continue reading

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