Software update: McAfee Stinger

McAfee Stinger is a small antivirus program that can remove the most common viruses, trojans and worms from the system. The program is not a full antivirus program, but rather a handy tool that can clean a Windows computer smoothly. The developers of McAfee have released a new version with this time as the version number. The program now recognizes 9080 of the most common viruses, trojans and malware. Please note that McAfee Real Protect is now also activated on the system.

Build Number:
Build Date: 13-Nov-2019

Enhanced detections are those that have been modified for this release. Detections are enhanced to cover new variants, optimize performance, and correct incorrect identifications.

New Detections:

  • AUTOIT /
  • Exploit-CVE2015-2419.a
  • Generic
  • SWF/Exploit.f

Enhanced Detections:

  • Exploit-CVE-2017-11882
  • Generic
  • JS/Exploit-Blacole.gc
  • PWS-Dridex

Version number
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016
Website McAfee
License type Freeware