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

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

What's new in Dr.Web for Linux and Dr.Web for Unix mail servers

Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web has addressed a potential performance issue that might affect Dr.Web software email processing for Linux PCs and mail servers (Unix-like systems).
23.01.2023 | Dr.Web products | Updates

Hotfix available for Dr.Web applications under Windows

23.01.2023 | Dr.Web products | Updates

Dr.Web 12.9.0 for Android reaches public beta: what's new?

The updated Dr.Web for Android is already awaiting its beta-testers — version 12.9.0 is ready for trial. Our application now supports the latest operating system release — Android 13 ‘Tiramisu’. But the news doesn’t end there!
20.01.2023 | Dr.Web products | Updates

Anti-virus engine updated in Dr.Web applications

Newly introduced Dr.Web Virus-Finding Engine upgrades increase scanning speed and help avoid possible system freezes.
11.01.2023 | Dr.Web products | Updates

What's new in Dr.Web for Windows: enhanced protection against encryption ransomware

Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web has updated Dr.Web Anti-virus 12.0 and 13.0 for PCs (Windows) and the subscription-based Dr.Web Anti-virus 13.0 for PCs (Windows). The update delivers upgrades for existing threat detection and neutralisation routines and introduces new ones. It also boosts the applications’ performance and reduces their memory footprint.
10.01.2023 | Dr.Web products | Updates

Linux backdoor malware infects WordPress-based websites

Doctor Web has discovered a malicious Linux program that hacks websites based on a WordPress CMS. It exploits 30 vulnerabilities in a number of plugins and themes for this platform. If sites use outdated versions of such add-ons, lacking crucial fixes, the targeted webpages are injected with malicious JavaScripts. As a result, when users click on any area of an attacked page, they are redirected to other sites.
30.12.2022 | Dr.Web products | About viruses | Real-time threat news

Doctor Web’s November 2022 virus activity review

An analysis of Dr.Web Anti-Virus November statistics revealed an 8.58% decrease in the total number of threats detected, compared to October. At the same time, the number of unique threats increased by 3.27%. Adware was again the most common threat. In email traffic, malicious scripts, trojan downloaders, adware, and threats that exploit various vulnerabilities dominated.
23.12.2022 | About viruses | Virus reviews

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

According to detection statistics collected by Dr.Web anti-virus products for Android, trojan and unwanted apps that display ads were slightly less active in November. However, they remain among the most common Android threats. At the same time, an increase in the activity of programs that can be used for cyber espionage was observed.
23.12.2022 | Updates | About viruses | Mobile threats | Virus reviews

Updating issue affecting Dr.Web’s centralized protection mode gets fixed

An anti-virus agent issue that might cause update errors in Dr.Web Anti-virus 12.0 and 13.0 for Windows PCs has been resolved.
16.12.2022 | Dr.Web products | Updates

Roaming profiles problem solved in Dr.Web applications for Windows

An agent issue preventing the roaming profile folder from being removed while a log file was present in the directory has been resolved. Roaming profiles offer employees an easy way to access their data on any Windows computer within their corporate infrastructure, without having to be tied” to a specific workplace.
16.12.2022 | Dr.Web products | Updates

Latest update fixes errors in Dr.Web 11.1 products for Unix-like systems

Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web has updated Dr.Web Anti-virus 11.1 for Linux, Dr.Web Anti-virus 11.1 for Unix Mail Servers, and Dr.Web Anti-virus 11.1 for Internet gateways Unix to resolve identified software issues.
16.12.2022 | Dr.Web products | Updates

Anti-rootkit module updated in Dr.Web 12.0 products for Windows

The anti-rootkit module has been updated to promptly resolve a newly discovered issue affecting Dr.Web Security Space 12.0 and Dr.Web Anti-virus 12.0 for Windows Servers.
09.12.2022 | Dr.Web products | Updates

Anti-virus security enhanced in Dr.Web 12.0 for Windows—includes better protection against encryption ransomware

Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web has updated Dr.Web Security Space 12.0 and Dr.Web Anti-virus 12.0 for Windows Servers. The upgrades delivered include a notable performance boost under the latest versions of Windows, enhanced threat detection and neutralisation, and a lower memory footprint. While staying true to their commitment to constantly provide improvements for all Dr.Web security components, Doctor Web’s developers are also able to keep their anti-viruses inconspicuous and lightweight—something Dr.Web has always been known for.
08.12.2022 | Dr.Web products | Updates

Quick access to permission settings and other upgrades in Dr.Web Security Space 12.8.4 for Android

Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web has updated its Dr.Web Security Space for Android to version 12.8.4. The latest version incorporates improvements for Android TV devices, smartphones and tablets.
07.12.2022 | Dr.Web products | Updates

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

According to detection statistics collected by Dr.Web anti-virus products for Android, apps that display unwanted ads remained among the most common threats in October. However, they were somewhat less active compared to the previous month.
02.12.2022 | Dr.Web products | Updates | About viruses | Mobile threats | Virus reviews

Doctor Web’s October 2022 virus activity review

An analysis of Dr.Web Anti-Virus October statistics revealed a 6.6% increase in the total number of detected threats compared to September. The number of unique threats also slightly increased—by 1.73%. With that, programs that display ads remain among the most common threats. In email traffic, malicious scripts, PDF documents used in phishing attacks, and apps that exploit vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office documents were most often detected.
02.12.2022 | About viruses | Virus reviews

Increased malicious activity, new Android threats and other events of October 2022

Doctor Web presents its October virus activity review. According to the statistics we collected, the overall number of threats detected last month has increased, with adware remaining one of the most common among them. In email traffic, malicious scripts, phishing documents and software that exploit vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office documents prevailed again.
02.12.2022 | Dr.Web products

Malware that display ads, new threats on Google Play and other events in Doctor Web’s October mobile malware activity reviewа

Doctor Web is pleased to present its October 2022 mobile malware activity review. According to detection statistics collected by Dr.Web anti-virus products for Android, the most common threats of the previous month were once again trojan applications designed to display ads. In addition, spyware apps and banking trojans have shown notable activity. Also in October, Doctor Web malware analysts discovered a large number of new threats on Google Play. Read more on these and other events in our review.
02.12.2022 | Dr.Web products

Test drive Dr.Web Enterprise Security Suite 13.0.1 beta!

Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web has rolled out Dr.Web Enterprise Security Suite 13.0.1 for public beta testing. The new version's key innovations include a simpler way to forward information about security events to SIEM solutions and optimised routines for collecting information about protected hosts.
28.11.2022 | Dr.Web products

Anti-virus Cyber Monday: get comprehensive Dr.Web protection—at 50% off!

Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web is launching a Cyber Monday promo, which will take place from November 28 through December 2. During this period, customers will be offered a discount of 50% off its comprehensive anti-virus security solution Dr.Web Security Space for 2PCs/2years.
28.11.2022 | Dr.Web products | Promos

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