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MAC Agent Version 1.0 Release Notes

2/9/2023

Bugs and Fixes

  • Removed the Excluded Processes options section from the Computer Groups page¬†¬†
  • Removed the "Attach a copy of the file with the request" feature from the Request Popup¬†¬†
  • Solved an issue where some requests would fail to open¬†
  • Solved an issue where policy versions would not update during automatic downloads¬†¬†
  • Solved an issue where the MAC agent would not upgrade or downgrade¬†¬†
  • Solved an issue where maintenance modes were not being stored during reboot¬†
  • Solved an issue in which the MAC Agent would crash when saving to the database¬†¬†¬†
  • Solved an issue in which a machine with a maintenance mode set in the future would incorrectly appear as unsecured

New Features

Improvements

  • Improved the reporting and downloading mechanisms around MAC check-ins with policy numbers and approvals¬†¬†¬†

1/31/2023

Known Bugs

  • ThreatLocker Tray - No popup for Maintenance Modes
  • Default Deny and Storage Control products are enabled by default and cannot be disabled

Bugs and Fixes

  • Application Control - Resolved an issue preventing the ability to set a policy for a specific interface
  • Application Contiol - Resolved an issue where the Default Deny policy was not created by default¬†
  • Storage Control - Resolved an issue preventing the ability to use Apple‚Äôs storage interface in policy
  • Resolved an issue requiring policy deployment to approve via Approval Request
  • Resolved an issue where .pkg files were not treated as executables and were not able to be blocked using Default Deny
  • Resolved an issue where request Notifications relied on Apple's Notification Center and were not instant on a block
  • Resolved an issue where the blocked items in the ThreatLocker Tray didn't show in the correct order
  • Resolved an issue where processes did not work when used in Custom rules

1/9/2023

Known Bugs

  • .pkg files are not treated as executables and are not able to be blocked using Default Deny
  • Request Notifications rely on Apple's Notification Center and are not instant on a block
  • Blocked items in the Tray don't show in the correct order
  • Unable to set an Application Policy for a specified Interface
  • Apple's storage interface cannot be used in Storage Policies
  • Default Deny Policy isn't created automatically
  • Approval Requests don't automatically trigger a Policy Download, and Policy Deploy is required
  • Processes do not work when used in Custom rules
  • Default Deny and Storage Control products are Enabled by default and cannot be Disabled
  • Users don't receive a popup for active Maintenance Modes and can't end them from the Mac

New Features

  • Mac Agent will install into the specified group and Check In to the Portal every minute
  • The application and file actions are uploaded to the Portal every minute
  • Upon Installation, a Baseline will run on the Mac, logging all files into the Unified Audit
  • Learning Automatic <Group> and Learning Automatic <Computer> will create Policies based on the Baseline, and Simulated Denies (Green Denies) for the Default Deny Policy (e.g. Default - MAC)
  • Application Definitions can be created using hashes and custom rules
  • Tamper Protection Disabled, Learning, Installation, and Monitor Maintenance Modes are supported
  • Full auditing of the read, write, move, and delete of files on external devices and specified local drive folders
  • Ability to deny access to storage locations based on interface type or specified paths
  • Supports authentication using Authorization Hosts on a Windows device using NAC
  • Updates the IP address for NAC objects used by a Windows device
  • Tamper Protection is on by default and prevents users from disabling or removing ThreatLocker

1/4/2023

Known Bugs

  • Approving via Approval Request requires policy deployment
  • Unable to disable products¬†
  • Application Control - Unable to set policy for specific interface
  • Application Control - Default Deny policy is not created by default
  • Storage Control - Unable to use Apple's storage interface in policy
  • ThreatLocker Tray - No popup for Maintenance Modes

New Features

  • Baselining applications during ThreatLocker installation
  • Automatic Learning to Computer and Groups
  • Permitting applications by Hash as well as Custom Rules when attached to a policy
  • Application Control Default Deny Policy at the bottom of the policy hierarchy to secure machines and only permit what is explicitly allowed
  • Supports Learning Mode, Installation Mode, and Monitor Only
  • Storage Control supports auditing of external storage, custom paths, and specified local folders
  • Monitor and denying on storage for all external storage as well as specified local folders
  • Network Access Controls (NAC) supports Authorization Hosts as well as updating IPs for objects
  • Tamper Protection to stop unauthorized users from disabling ThreatLocker 
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