June 21. 2018
Changes made to the Anti-rootkit API:
- Now the component is able to read, parse and scan UEFI firmware code.
- Behaviour analysis and threat neutralisation routines incorporate machine-learning technologies.
- Enhanced behaviour analysis for running processes (fewer Preventive Protection false positives).
- Improved detection for active infections (latest threats).
Changes made to the updating module:
- An infinite loop issue that could arise after code 407 (Proxy Authentication Required) was repeatedly returned by the Dr.Web updating server has been resolved.
- Improved routines for interaction with update servers and mirrors.
Changes made to the Control Service:
- An issue that prevented system restart from being initiated via a corresponding Dr.Web notification under a standard user account has been resolved.
- An issue that prevented the service from starting if the Dr.Web Scanning Engine operation was disrupted upon launch has been resolved.
- Protection components status information and the updating schedule are now saved correctly when sleep mode is toggled on and off.
- Faster threat detection and neutralisation.
Changes made to the scanner:
- An issue involving a custom scan list being cleared after system restart has been resolved.
- Correct text is now displayed in the statistics about threats to which the "Ignore" action was applied.
Changes made to the Dr.Web File System Monitor:
- A defect involving scan exception settings being disregarded for the applications launched from shared network folders has been corrected.
Changes made to email-templates:
- The text for license expiry and device block notifications has been corrected.
Changes made to the Agent:
- The option to block devices by a specific bus is now available in the Devices section.
- The information about detected malware also includes data about complex threats that have been disarmed during a background scan.
- The Quarantine Manager provides information about objects whose recovery requires a system restart.
- An issue that interfered with recovering files that were moved to the Quarantine from a disk root directory has been resolved.
- Also corrected, was a defect that caused the UI to freeze if multiple threats were neutralised in a short period of time.
- Minor Quarantine Manager UI tweaks have been introduced.
- The update also delivers minor UI tweaks in the statistics section.
- The UI elements are more clearly visible when high contrast Windows themes are being used.
- System restart prompts are no longer displayed to users who don't have sufficient privileges to perform the action.
- An issue interfering with scrolling through the list of available languages has been fixed.
Changes made to Dr.Web Anti-virus for Windows servers setup:
- Detection of existing ESET anti-virus installations has been improved, so users can be warned about compatibility issues when Dr.Web installation is being started.
- Now Dr.Web installation can't be started if the product was previously removed without a system restart.
Changes made to Dr.Web Device Guard for Windows:
- Now selected device classes can be blocked for a specific bus.
The update will be performed automatically; however, a system reboot will be required.
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