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Dr.Web Security Space for Android TV temporarily unavailable on Google Play

Doctor Web is notifying users that its antivirus app Dr.Web Security Space for Android is temporarily unavailable on Google Play for download to Android TV devices. The availability interruption is caused by changes to the app publishing format requirements introduced by Google for Android TV.
09.07.2024 | Dr.Web products

Do shoot the messenger: Telegram-controlled backdoor trojan targets Linux servers

Doctor Web virus analysts exposed a Linux version of the well-known TgRat trojan, which is used for targeted attacks on computers. One notable feature of this trojan is that it is controlled via a Telegram bot.
04.07.2024 | Dr.Web products | Real-time threat news

Doctor Web’s Q2 2024 review of virus activity on mobile devices

According to detection statistics collected by the Dr.Web for Android anti-virus, in the second quarter of 2024, Android.HiddenAds adware-displaying trojans were most commonly detected on protected devices.
01.07.2024 | Updates | About viruses | Mobile threats | Virus reviews

Doctor Web’s Q2 2024 virus activity review

According to the detection statistics collected by the Dr.Web anti-virus, in the second quarter of 2024, the most common threats were unwanted adware programs and adware trojans, and also malware that is distributed as part of other trojans and used to make the latter more difficult to detect.
01.07.2024 | Dr.Web products | About viruses | Virus reviews

Full Dr.Web product support period extended for one year

Doctor Web has extended full support for its latest Dr.Web product releases by one year—until June 30, 2025.
27.06.2024 | Dr.Web products

Major component update in Dr.Web for Windows

Doctor Web is updating a number of software components in Windows for Dr.Web Desktop Security Suite 12.0, Dr.Web Server Security Suite 12.0, and Dr.Web Security Space 12.0. The update improves the applications’ performance and the anti-virus protection quality as well as Dr.Web’s compatibility with the operating system and other software.
24.06.2024 | Dr.Web products | Updates

Doctor Web’s annual virus activity review for 2023

In 2023, Trojan.AutoIt trojan apps, created with the AutoIt scripting language, were once again among the most active threats. They are distributed as part of other malicious software to make the latter more difficult to detect. Trojan.BPlug ad-displaying trojans and various malicious scripts were also highly active. In email traffic, the most commonly detected threats were various malicious scripts and phishing documents. Furthermore, attackers actively distributed malicious programs that exploited vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office documents. Various trojans were also among the threats distributed via email.
13.05.2024 | About viruses | Virus reviews

Smart-sex-toy users targeted by clicker trojan

Virus analysts at Doctor Web uncovered an Android application containing a clicker trojan that silently opens advertising sites and clicks on webpages. Such trojans can be used to stealthily display ads, generate click fraud, sign up unsuspecting victims for paid subscriptions or launch DDoS attacks.
04.05.2024 | Updates | Mobile threats | Real-time threat news

New version of the free anti-virus Dr.Web Light for Android

Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web has updated its free anti-virus Dr.Web Light for Android.
02.05.2024 | Dr.Web products | Updates

A special May offer — a 15% discount on Dr.Web Security Space to protect 2 computers for 2 years

The time has come to purchase Dr.Web protection on advantageous terms: for May 1-14, 2024, instead of costing 63,84 EUR (VAT incl.), Dr.Web Security Space comprehensive protection (2 computers / 2 years) will cost 54,26 EUR (VAT incl.).
01.05.2024 | Dr.Web products | Promos

Update to be released for Dr.Web vxCube sandbox

Please be aware that the cloud version of the Dr.Web vxCube sandbox will be updated shortly. Therefore, the service will be unavailable to users on April 24 from 13:00 to 14:00 MSK.
23.04.2024 | Updates

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

In 2023, ad-displaying trojans were the most common Android threats. Compared with the year prior, spyware trojans were less active and ranked second in terms of the number of times they were detected on devices protected with the Dr.Web anti-virus.
17.04.2024 | About viruses | Virus reviews

Doctor Web’s February 2024 review of virus activity on mobile devices

According to detection statistics collected by the Dr.Web for Android anti-virus, February 2024 saw a significant increase in Android.HiddenAds trojan family activity―it was up 73.26% from January. At the same time, users were 58.85% less likely to encounter the adware trojan family Android.MobiDash.
01.04.2024 | Dr.Web products | Updates | About viruses | Mobile threats | Virus reviews

Doctor Web’s February 2024 virus activity review

An analysis of Dr.Web anti-virus detection statistics for February 2024 revealed a 1.26% increase in the total number of threats detected, compared to January. At the same time, the number of unique threats decreased by 0.78%. Once again various ad-displaying trojans and unwanted adware programs occupied the leading positions in terms of the number of detections. Moreover, malicious apps that are distributed with other threats to make them more difficult to detect remained highly active. In email traffic, malicious scripts, phishing documents, and programs that exploit vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office software were most commonly detected.
01.04.2024 | About viruses | Virus reviews

Doctor Web’s January 2024 review of virus activity on mobile devices

According to detection statistics collected by the Dr.Web for Android anti-virus, in January 2024, users were most likely to encounter Android.HiddenAds trojan applications; these were detected on protected devices 54.45% more often than in December 2023. At the same time, the activity of another adware trojan family, Android.MobiDash, remained virtually unchanged, increasing by only 0.90%.
29.03.2024 | Updates | About viruses | Mobile threats | Virus reviews

Doctor Web’s January 2024 virus activity review

An analysis of Dr.Web anti-virus detection statistics for January 2024 revealed a 95.66% increase in the total number of threats detected, compared to December 2023. At the same time, the number of unique threats increased by 2.15%. Unwanted adware software and adware trojans were most frequently detected as were malicious programs distributed with other threats to make the latter more difficult to detect. In mail traffic, malicious scripts and phishing documents were most commonly observed.
29.03.2024 | About viruses | Virus reviews

Study of a targeted attack on a Russian enterprise in the mechanical-engineering sector

In October 2023, Doctor Web was contacted by a Russian mechanical-engineering enterprise that suspected malware was on one of its computers. Our specialists investigated this incident and determined that the affected company had encountered a targeted attack. During this attack, malicious actors had sent phishing emails with an attachment containing the malicious program responsible for the initial system infection and installing other malicious instruments in the system.
11.03.2024 | Dr.Web products | About viruses | Real-time threat news

Major update for remotely administered Dr.Web corporate products

Doctor Web is rolling out a major update for its remotely administered Dr.Web 12.0 and 13.0 products for business. The update introduces new security-administration features and delivers fixes for identified software defects.
06.03.2024 | Dr.Web products | Updates

Dr.Web bot for Telegram now available to corporate customers

Good news for companies that connect with their employees and customers over Telegram. Now, thanks to the commercial version of Dr.Web Bot for Telegram, they can keep their communications well protected.
28.02.2024 | Dr.Web products

Dr.Web FixIt! updated to version 2.3

Dr.Web FixIt! constantly evolves—just like any other Doctor Web product. We keep an eye on current user demands and strive to design solutions that will be both effective and easy to use.
28.02.2024 | Dr.Web products | Updates

Protect your digital world: Get 25% off Dr.Web Security Space!

As winter comes to an end, we’re announcing the launch of a spring celebration promo: starting today and through March 10, get 25% off when you buy a 12-month Dr.Web Security Space license for 2 computers and 2 Android devices.
26.02.2024 | Dr.Web products | Promos

Update scheduled for Dr.Web vxCube

Doctor Web has scheduled an update for the cloud-based version of its Dr.Web vxCube sandbox. As a result, the service will be unavailable on February 7 between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. GMT.
05.02.2024 | Dr.Web products | Updates

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

According to detection statistics collected by the Dr.Web for Android anti-virus, in December 2023, adware trojans from the Android.HiddenAds family were again the most active malicious programs. However, users encountered them 53.89% less often, compared to the previous month. In addition, the number of banking malware and spyware trojan attacks also decreased—by 0.88% and 10.83%, respectively.
30.01.2024 | Updates | About viruses | Mobile threats | Virus reviews

Doctor Web’s December 2023 virus activity review

An analysis of Dr.Web anti-virus detection statistics for December 2023 revealed a 40.87% increase in the total number of threats detected, compared to November. The number of unique threats also increased by 24.55%. Once again, most commonly detected were adware trojans and unwanted adware programs as well as malicious programs that are distributed with other threats to make them more difficult to detect. In email traffic, phishing documents of various formats were most frequently found.
30.01.2024 | About viruses | Virus reviews

Dr.Web products win SKD AWARDS prizes

Dr.Web products have received SKD AWARDS honours, which since 2013, have been bestowed upon the most outstanding products among those tested and certified by SKD Labs. Dr.Web Security Space for Windows was recognised as best product in the “Personal Computer Security” category, and Dr.Web Mobile Engine SDK earned top honours in the “Anti-virus engine” category.
25.01.2024 | Dr.Web products