Retirement is when all urgent software fixes, protection updates and support will end. The date shown is the last date for support. Generally there will be no software changes made in the preceding three months. For example, a retirement date of 30 June 2011 will have the last software engine update in late March / early April 2011. Protection updates (e.g. IDE files) will continue to be provided until 30 June 2011.
Maintenance is when feature development of Sophos Anti-Virus for these operating systems will end.
Maintenance will end 12 months before the Retirement date shown.
|Mac OS 8/9
||28 February 2007
|Mac OS X 10.2
||31 December 2009
|Mac OS X 10.3
||31 December 2010
|Mac OS X 10.4/10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8
||No plans to retire