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Components in Dr.Web 8.0 products for Windows updated

April 22, 2013

Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web has released an update for the following components of Dr.Web Security Space and Dr.Web Anti-virus 8.0 for Windows: Dr.Web Net Filtering Service (, Dr.Web Net Filter driver for Windows (, and Dr.Web Control Service (

Now upon upgrading from version 7, Dr.Web Net Filtering Service will use the settings from the previous installation. HTTPS links on the blacklist are now blocked, even if the option to scan encrypted traffic is disabled. An issue involving traffic of applications featuring Metro UI not being scanned has been resolved. A compatibility issue between Dr.Web and the T-Mobile mail client has also been resolved.

An updating defect of the Dr.Web Control Service has been corrected.

The update will be performed automatically; however, a system reboot will be required.

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