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Fake Dr.Web application on iTunes

August 8, 2016

Doctor Web warns users of iOS devices about two fake Dr.Web applications avaialable on Apple iTunes store. Both illegally use the Dr.Web's internationally registered trade mark and logo while their respective developers are in no way connected with Doctor Web, Ltd.

The applications in question are SYStem Monitor Dr.Web Light Pro and System Services Anti-virus Dr.Web Light. Dunkin assassin nguyen and BUI MAI are listed as their respective developers.

None of these products is present in the Dr.Web product line. Dr.Web Mobile Control Center and the utility Dr.Web CureNet! are the only available Dr.Web products for iOS. A complete list of Dr.Web products on Apple iTunes can be found here:

Therefore, Doctor Web is not responsible for any consequences that may arise from downloading and installing the above mentioned applications.

Apple's technical support was notified about the incident on August 8, 2016, however, by 8PM MSK no response has been received.

Doctor Web, Ltd. is an exclusive owner of the Dr.Web trademark. We encourage our customers to check application's developer information before purchasing the program to make sure that it has been developed by Doctor Web, Ltd. Specifically, on Apple iTunes click View More by This Developer to check the company name and the information about other applications from the developer available for download.

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