June 8, 2020
Changes made to Dr.Web Net Filtering Service:
- A defect causing HTTPS connections to be blocked if the WPAD protocol was being used to access websites via a proxy server has been eliminated.
- A problem causing the dwnetfilter.exe process to consume a large amount of memory while emails were being received over IMAP has been resolved;
Changes made to Dr.Web File System Monitor:
- An issue that could cause Windows 10 to freeze at startup has been corrected;
- An issue involving Windows system crashes, which could occur while DFS (Distributed File System) file shares were being accessed, has been resolved.
- Threat detection and neutralisation routines have been enhanced;
- A defect that could cause a system crash has been eliminated.
Changes made to Dr.Web Protection for Windows:
- A defect that could result in a system crash (BSOD) while the system was being scanned with Vba32 anti-virus software has been corrected.
- A problem has been fixed that rendered the self-protection module non-operational if Dallas Lock software was being used alongside Dr.Web in a system.
- The update addresses compatibility issues between Dr.Web and ViPNet CSP on Windows 10 (x86) PCs.
Changes made to Dr.Web Anti-rootkit API:
- An issue that could cause memory leaks while running processes were being scanned has been resolved.
- A dwservice.exe process problem that could cause increased CPU usage when H.264 video files were being opened has been eliminated.
- Also resolved was an issue that could cause the operating system to freeze during terminal sessions;
- A problem that could cause a system crash (BSOD) under Windows XP has been eliminated.
- Enhanced threat detection and neutralisation routines.
Dr.Web Thunderstorm Cloud Client SDK:
- An issue that could sometimes cause dwarkdaemon.exe to terminate abnormally on PCs running Windows XP has been eliminated.
Changes made to Dr.Web Scanning Engine:
- Also corrected was a defect that prevented files from being restored to their previous versions with their shadow copies on remote PCs if the option to scan objects in a local network had been enabled;
- An issue preventing scanning from being interrupted while the anti-rootkit scan was running has been resolved.
- A scanning issue involving password-protected archives has been fixed.
The update will be performed automatically; however, a system reboot will be required.
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