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Doctor Web takes corporate anti-virus security to a whole new level

As part of Doctor Web’s continuous effort to deliver higher quality products to its customers, the latest release of its end-point security solution for corporate infrastructures offers improved remote administration features and even more reliable protection for all network nodes and devices.
30.05.2023 | Dr.Web products | Updates

Android apps containing SpinOk module with spyware features installed over 421,000,000 times

Doctor Web discovered an Android software module with spyware functionality. It collects information on files stored on devices and is capable of transferring them to malicious actors. It can also substitute and upload clipboard contents to a remote server. Dubbed Android.Spy.SpinOk in accordance with Dr.Web classification, this module is distributed as a marketing SDK. Developers can embed it into all sorts of apps and games, including those available on Google Play.
25.05.2023 | Dr.Web products | Updates | About viruses | Mobile threats | Real-time threat news

Doctor Web’s March 2023 virus activity review

An analysis of Dr.Web March detection statistics revealed a 21.39% increase in the total number of threats detected on protected devices, compared to February. With that, the number of unique threats also increased—by 46.64%. Most often, users encountered adware apps and various trojan applications. In email traffic, malicious scripts and software that exploit vulnerabilities is Microsoft Office were most frequently detected.
17.05.2023 | About viruses | Virus reviews

Licenses sold by blocked

Anti-virus company Doctor Web has blocked all licenses for Dr.Web products that were purchased by online digital goods store at a reduced price, using an illegal scheme. Please note that is not an official partner of our company. To avoid becoming a victim of a fraudulent scheme, do not purchase Dr.Web products on this site.
12.05.2023 | Dr.Web products | Corporate news

Dr.Web mobile app now supports Android 13!

The long-awaited version 12.9.0, featuring full support of Android 13, is finally here. With the latest Dr.Web Security Space release, users can enjoy all the benefits of Android 13 without worrying about their devices’ security.
20.04.2023 | Dr.Web products

Doctor Web’s March 2023 review of virus activity on mobile devices

According to detection statistics collected by Dr.Web for Android, in March 2023, members of the Android.HiddenAds and Android.MobiDash trojan families continued to be among the most widespread Android threats. The activity of the former remained at the level of the previous month and increased by an insignificant 0.16%, while the latter attacked users 11.89% more often. Spyware trojans were detected 5.01% less frequently, and a significant portion of these was once again represented by different variants of a trojan hidden in some unofficial modifications of the WhatsApp messenger.
19.04.2023 | Updates | About viruses | Mobile threats | Virus reviews

Attention, users of the subscription-based Dr.Web Anti-virus: On April 18, the ability to use the web SCC will be temporarily restricted

Doctor Web is notifying users about the upcoming maintenance on the Subscription Control Center's (SCC) site. On April 18, 2023, from 13:00 to 15:00 MSK, new and current Dr.Web users will not be able to take out subscriptions and download the anti-virus distribution package.
14.04.2023 | Dr.Web products | Dr.Web on a subscription basis

Doctor Web’s February 2023 review of virus activity on mobile devices

According to the detection statistics collected by Dr.Web for Android, the activity of adware trojans from the Android.HiddenAds family increased by 26.95% in February, compared to the previous month. At the same time, the activity of adware trojans from the Android.MobiDash family decreased by 7.27%.
06.04.2023 | Updates | About viruses | Mobile threats | Virus reviews

Doctor Web’s February 2023 virus activity review

An analysis of Dr.Web February detection statistics revealed a 22.29% increase in the total number of threats observed on protected devices, compared to January. At the same time, the number of unique threats increased by 34.02%. Most often detected were all kinds of adware apps and trojans from different families. In email traffic, malicious scripts and applications that exploit vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office software were most commonly observed. In addition, phishing HTML files were actively distributed through email. These simulated the authentication process for popular websites in order to steal authentication data.
06.04.2023 | Dr.Web products | About viruses | Virus reviews

Doctor Web’s annual virus activity review for 2022

In 2022, the most widespread threats were once again various malicious programs, and their attacks significantly increased in number, compared to 2021. Most often, users encountered trojan apps based on the AutoIt scripting language. Threat actors deployed them together with other threats in an attempt to prevent the latter from being detected. Users were also attacked by various downloaders and droppers. The former loaded and executed a payload on targeted computers, while the latter contained a malicious payload and extracted it once the targeted systems were infected. Also active were backdoors, which executed remote commands, and adware trojans.
29.03.2023 | About viruses | Virus reviews

Doctor Web’s review of virus activity on mobile devices in 2022

In 2022, cybercriminals were again mostly focused on making illegal profits. The online advertisement market remains the easiest and most efficient method for generating income. Consequently, as before, Android device users often encountered the types of malicious and unwanted apps that display unwelcome and intrusive ads. At the same time, Doctor Web observed high scammer activity and the resultant spread of all kinds of fraudulent applications.
16.03.2023 | Updates | About viruses | Mobile threats | Virus reviews

Easier way to activate licenses in Dr.Web products for Windows

Updated Dr.Web applications for Windows now use a streamlined license activation procedure and include a variety of other tweaks and upgrades.d Starting to use Dr.Web has become even easier—thanks to a unified license activation method that relies on a single user account. The new registration routine saves time and helps avoid inconsistency and ambiguity associated with license activation and use.
14.03.2023 | Dr.Web products | Updates

Doctor Web to join ICT Maghreb in Algeria

As part of its plan to expand its presence on the African market, Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web will be participating in the telecom technology exhibition ICT Maghreb, which is being held on March 14-16 in Algeria’s Moufdi Zakaria Palace of Culture.
10.03.2023 | Dr.Web products | Corporate news

Dr.Web Security Space receives SKD AWARDS product excellence recognition

Dr.Web Security Space has earned an SKD AWARDS honour from the independent testing provider SKD Labs. The laboratory's test results are recognized by Microsoft. Dr.Web Security Space 12.0 for Windows won in the Personal Computer Security category. The award ceremony was held in Beijing on February 28, 2023.
06.03.2023 | Dr.Web products | Corporate news

Doctor Web’s January 2023 review of virus activity on mobile devices

According to detection statistics collected by Dr.Web for Android, users started encountering adware trojans more often in January. The most widespread among them were once again members of the Android.HiddenAds trojan family, which were detected 18.04% more often than in December.
02.03.2023 | Updates | About viruses | Mobile threats | Virus reviews

Doctor Web’s January 2023 virus activity review

An analysis of Dr.Web January 2023 statistics revealed a 4.47% decrease in the total number of detected threats, compared to December of last year. In contrast, during the same period, the number of unique threats increased by 4.26%. Various adware remained the most active. In email traffic, malicious scripts and software that exploit diverse vulnerabilities were detected most often.
02.03.2023 | About viruses | Virus reviews

New convenient feature on Doctor Web’s site

Information about the latest Dr.Web software updates is now readily accessible in the new changelog section on the company’s official website.
17.02.2023 | Dr.Web products | Updates | Corporate news

Updates available for Dr.Web applications for Windows

The components of a number of corporate and home Dr.Web products for Windows have been updated. Not visible to the naked eye, the changes introduced make the anti-virus software even more stable and reliable.
07.02.2023 | Dr.Web products | Updates

What's new in Dr.Web CureIt!: threat detection and neutralization upgrades

The latest Dr.Web CureIt! update addresses issues affecting the utility's ability to detect threats that may grant attackers unauthorized system access.
06.02.2023 | Updates

A convenient option for expanding license coverage in Dr.Web products for home use

Doctor Web is offering its customers the opportunity to expand the coverage of their existing Dr.Web licenses — this can be done on the special website page here.
01.02.2023 | Dr.Web products

Doctor Web’s December 2022 review of virus activity on mobile devices

According to detection statistics collected by Dr.Web for Android, the activity of adware trojans and spyware increased in December. At the same time, many new threats were discovered on Google Play over the course of last month. Among them were dozens of fake apps and trojans that subscribe victims to paid services.
27.01.2023 | Updates | About viruses | Mobile threats | Virus reviews

Doctor Web’s December 2022 virus activity review

An analysis of Dr.Web December statistics revealed a 14.02% increase in the total number of detected threats, compared to November. The number of unique threats also increased—by 2.2%. Adware trojans remain the most active threats. Malicious scripts, software that exploit various vulnerabilities, and adware were most often detected in email traffic.
27.01.2023 | About viruses | Virus reviews

New upgrades for Dr.Web CureIt!

Doctor Web continues to perfect Dr.Web CureIt! by releasing yet another update for this popular anti-virus utility.
25.01.2023 | Dr.Web products | Updates

Dr.Web 13.0 for Windows PCs can now update its virus databases via Control Center version 12

Dr.Web 12.0 for Windows PCs (with centralized administration supported) has been updated to address an identified software issue.
25.01.2023 | Dr.Web products | Updates

Get 25% off the Dr.Web KATANA protection system

Only till February 5, Doctor Web is offering 25% off a 2-year license to protect 2 objects with its non-signature anti-virus Dr.Web KATANA
24.01.2023 | Dr.Web products | Promos