Doctor Web is updating Dr.Web FixIt!, its unparalleled tool for detecting targeted attacks. Working with service reports has become even more convenient.
28.08.2023 | Dr.Web products | Updates
Doctor Web has uncovered an attack on Windows users involving a modular downloader trojan dubbed Trojan.Fruity.1
. With its help, threat actors can infect computers with different types of malware, depending on the attackers’ goals. To conceal an attack and increase the chances of it being successful, they use a variety of tricks. These include a multi-stage infection process for target systems, using harmless apps for launching components of the trojan, and trying to bypass anti-virus protection.
27.07.2023 | About viruses | Real-time threat news
Doctor Web, a leading Russian developer of anti-virus solutions, will take part in the IT cluster of the second Russia-Africa Economic and Humanitarian Forum
, which will take place in St. Petersburg at the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre on 27–28 July.
17.07.2023 | Corporate news
Doctor Web has extended full support for its latest Dr.Web product releases by one year—until June 30, 2024.
03.07.2023 | Dr.Web products
According to detection statistics collected by Dr.Web for Android, in May 2023, the activity of adware trojans from the Android.HiddenAds and Android.MobiDash families decreased by 9.04% and 6.3% respectively. At the same time, the number of spyware trojan attacks increased by 120.53%. Most often, users encountered Android.Spy.5106, a spy built into some unofficial WhatsApp messenger mods. Compared to the previous month, the number of banking trojan attacks decreased by 55.33%, while the number of ransomware malware attacks decreased by 28.26%.
28.06.2023 | Updates | About viruses | Mobile threats | Virus reviews
An analysis of Dr.Web May detection statistics revealed a 1.24% increase in the total number of threats detected on protected devices, compared to April. At the same time, the number of unique threats decreased by 8.25%. Users most often encountered adware software and trojan applications from various families. PDF documents used in phishing attacks were distributed on a massive scale in email traffic. Moreover, threat actors used email to spread malicious scripts and software that exploit Microsoft Office vulnerabilities.
28.06.2023 | Dr.Web products | About viruses | Virus reviews
The cloud-based version of Dr.Web vxCube will be unavailable on June 28 between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. GMT due to scheduled maintenance.
27.06.2023 | Dr.Web products | Updates
An analysis of Dr.Web April detection statistics revealed a 2.08% decrease in the total number of threats detected on protected devices, compared to March. The number of unique threats also decreased—by 17.40%. Among them, adware and trojans from different families were again the most active. In email traffic, malicious scripts and PDF documents used in phishing attacks prevailed.
14.06.2023 | About viruses | Virus reviews
According to detection statistics collected by Dr.Web for Android, in April 2023, users encountered Android.HiddenAds adware trojans 16.13% less often, but Android.MobiDash adware trojans 40.42% more often, than in March. At the same time, this type of Android malware remains one of the most common threats for the Android platform.
14.06.2023 | Updates | About viruses | Mobile threats | Virus reviews
Doctor Web has discovered a malicious clipper program in a number of unofficial Windows 10 builds that cybercriminals have been distributing via a torrent tracker. Dubbed Trojan.Clipper.231, this trojan app substitutes crypto wallet addresses in the clipboard with addresses provided by attackers. As of this moment, malicious actors have managed to steal cryptocurrency in an amount equivalent to about $19,000 US.
13.06.2023 | Dr.Web products | About viruses | Real-time threat news
Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web is pleased to present its updated Dr.Web 12.0 for Windows and Dr.Web 12.0 for Windows Server, which introduce new anti-virus security features and upgraded old ones. The applications boast improved stability and more robust system protection.
05.06.2023 | Updates
As part of Doctor Web’s continuous effort to deliver higher quality products to its customers, the latest release of its end-point security solution for corporate infrastructures offers improved remote administration features and even more reliable protection for all network nodes and devices.
30.05.2023 | Dr.Web products | Updates
Doctor Web discovered an Android software module with spyware functionality. It collects information on files stored on devices and is capable of transferring them to malicious actors. It can also substitute and upload clipboard contents to a remote server. Dubbed Android.Spy.SpinOk in accordance with Dr.Web classification, this module is distributed as a marketing SDK. Developers can embed it into all sorts of apps and games, including those available on Google Play.
29.05.2023 | Dr.Web products | Updates | About viruses | Mobile threats | Real-time threat news
The long-awaited version 12.9.0, featuring full support of Android 13, is finally here. With the latest Dr.Web Security Space release, users can enjoy all the benefits of Android 13 without worrying about their devices’ security.
20.04.2023 | Dr.Web products
According to detection statistics collected by Dr.Web for Android, in March 2023, members of the Android.HiddenAds and Android.MobiDash trojan families continued to be among the most widespread Android threats. The activity of the former remained at the level of the previous month and increased by an insignificant 0.16%, while the latter attacked users 11.89% more often. Spyware trojans were detected 5.01% less frequently, and a significant portion of these was once again represented by different variants of a trojan hidden in some unofficial modifications of the WhatsApp messenger.
19.04.2023 | Updates | About viruses | Mobile threats | Virus reviews
Doctor Web is notifying users about the upcoming maintenance on the Subscription Control Center's (SCC) site
. On April 18, 2023, from 13:00 to 15:00 MSK, new and current Dr.Web users will not be able to take out subscriptions and download the anti-virus distribution package.
14.04.2023 | Dr.Web products | Dr.Web по подписке
According to the detection statistics collected by Dr.Web for Android, the activity of adware trojans from the Android.HiddenAds family increased by 26.95% in February, compared to the previous month. At the same time, the activity of adware trojans from the Android.MobiDash family decreased by 7.27%.
06.04.2023 | Updates | About viruses | Mobile threats | Virus reviews
An analysis of Dr.Web February detection statistics revealed a 22.29% increase in the total number of threats observed on protected devices, compared to January. At the same time, the number of unique threats increased by 34.02%. Most often detected were all kinds of adware apps and trojans from different families. In email traffic, malicious scripts and applications that exploit vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office software were most commonly observed. In addition, phishing HTML files were actively distributed through email. These simulated the authentication process for popular websites in order to steal authentication data.
06.04.2023 | Dr.Web products | About viruses | Virus reviews
In 2022, the most widespread threats were once again various malicious programs, and their attacks significantly increased in number, compared to 2021. Most often, users encountered trojan apps based on the AutoIt scripting language. Threat actors deployed them together with other threats in an attempt to prevent the latter from being detected. Users were also attacked by various downloaders and droppers. The former loaded and executed a payload on targeted computers, while the latter contained a malicious payload and extracted it once the targeted systems were infected. Also active were backdoors, which executed remote commands, and adware trojans.
29.03.2023 | About viruses | Virus reviews
In 2022, cybercriminals were again mostly focused on making illegal profits. The online advertisement market remains the easiest and most efficient method for generating income. Consequently, as before, Android device users often encountered the types of malicious and unwanted apps that display unwelcome and intrusive ads. At the same time, Doctor Web observed high scammer activity and the resultant spread of all kinds of fraudulent applications.
16.03.2023 | Updates | About viruses | Mobile threats | Virus reviews
Updated Dr.Web applications for Windows now use a streamlined license activation procedure and include a variety of other tweaks and upgrades.d Starting to use Dr.Web has become even easier—thanks to a unified license activation method that relies on a single user account. The new registration routine saves time and helps avoid inconsistency and ambiguity associated with license activation and use.
14.03.2023 | Dr.Web products | Updates
As part of its plan to expand its presence on the African market, Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web will be participating in the telecom technology exhibition ICT Maghreb, which is being held on March 14-16 in Algeria’s Moufdi Zakaria Palace of Culture.
10.03.2023 | Dr.Web products | Corporate news
Dr.Web Security Space has earned an SKD AWARDS honour from the independent testing provider SKD Labs
. The laboratory's test results are recognized by Microsoft. Dr.Web Security Space 12.0 for Windows won in the Personal Computer Security category. The award ceremony was held in Beijing on February 28, 2023.
06.03.2023 | Dr.Web products | Corporate news
According to detection statistics collected by Dr.Web for Android, users started encountering adware trojans more often in January. The most widespread among them were once again members of the Android.HiddenAds trojan family, which were detected 18.04% more often than in December.
02.03.2023 | Updates | About viruses | Mobile threats | Virus reviews
An analysis of Dr.Web January 2023 statistics revealed a 4.47% decrease in the total number of detected threats, compared to December of last year. In contrast, during the same period, the number of unique threats increased by 4.26%. Various adware remained the most active. In email traffic, malicious scripts and software that exploit diverse vulnerabilities were detected most often.
02.03.2023 | About viruses | Virus reviews