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Dr.Web Anti-rootkit API updated in Dr.Web 12.0 products for Windows, Dr.Web Enterprise Security Suite 12.0 and Dr.Web AV-Desk 13.0

July 20, 2021

Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web has updated Dr.Web Anti-rootkit API ( in Dr.Web Security Space 12.0, Dr.Web Anti-virus 12.0, Dr.Web Anti-virus 12.0 for Windows Servers, Dr.Web Enterprise Security Suite 12.0 and Dr.Web AV-Desk 13.0.The update delivers minor tweaks and upgrades.

Thanks to the changes introduced into the anti-rootkit module, the operating system can now boot up faster on protected PCs. Previously, in certain situations, booting up Dr.Web-protected computers might take longer.

Furthermore, Preventive Protection routines have been upgraded.

The update delivers minor tweaks and upgrades and will be downloaded and installed automatically.

Dr.Web Anti-rootkit API facilitates the detection and neutralisation of rootkits. Dr.Web Scanning Engine and the control service use this module to ensure that malicious code cannot be injected into running processes and to prevent encryption ransomware from being launched in the protected system.

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