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Components updated in Dr.Web 12.0 for Windows, Dr.Web Enterprise Security Suite 12.0, and Dr.Web AV-Desk 13.0

April 8, 2021

Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web has updated SpIDer Agent for Windows (, Dr.Web Scanner SE (, the configuration script Lua-script main (, and also some UI texts 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. Furthermore, Dr.Web Control Service ( has been updated in Dr.Web 12.0 products for Windows. The update resolves known software issues and delivers upgrades.

Changes made to SpIDer Agent for Windows:

  • Module stability has been improved;
  • Multiple UI tweaks have been introduced;
  • SOCKS support has been added;
  • Adjustments have been made to improve the agent's security.

Changes made to Dr.Web Scanner SE:

  • The UI’s appearance has been improved for high-contrast themes;
  • Minor UI defects have been corrected;
  • Multiple tweaks have been introduced to improve the overall performance of the scanner;
  • Issues occurring when information about identified threats was being exported have been addressed;
  • Adjustments have been made to improve the component's security.

Changes made to Lua-script main:

  • Dr.Web Updater routines have been optimised;
  • An issue involving temporary files created while virus databases were being updated has been resolved.

Changes made to the Dr.Web Control Service:

  • Adjustments have been made to improve the component's security.

Some UI texts in certain languages have been updated.

The update will be downloaded and installed automatically.

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