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Android adware, Trojan for iOS, and other mobile security events of November 2015

Doctor Web presents its November 2015 overview of malware for mobile devices. During the previous month, cybercriminals continued to target users of mobile devices. Our security researchers detected an Android application that displayed advertisements on top of the majority of programs launched by a user. Besides, Dr.Web virus database was updated with new entries for other malicious Android applications. Also, in November, yet another modification of a Trojan for iOS was detected.


Spread of ransomware for Linux, spyware Trojans activity and other events of November 2015

Doctor Web presents its November 2015 virus activity review. This month will be remembered due to the information on the spread of a hazardous encryption ransomware targeting Linux operating systems.


Upcoming automatic update to version 11.0 for Dr.Web Security Space, Dr.Web Anti-virus, components of Dr.Web for MS Exchange and Dr.Web for IBM Lotus Domino 10.0

Doctor Web is informing users about the automatic update to version 11.0 for Dr.Web Security Space, Dr.Web Anti-virus as well as a number of components of Dr.Web for MS Exchange 10.0 and Dr.Web for IBM Lotus Domino 10.0 which is scheduled for December 2.

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Subscription Control Center in Dr.Web AV-Desk updated to version 10.0.01

Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web has updated the Subscription Control Center (SCC) for its Dr.Web AV-Desk Internet service to version 10.0.01. The update delivers new features and resolves known issues.


Dr.Web AV-Desk 10.0 updated

Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web has updated the server software of its Internet service Dr.Web AV-Desk 10.0 which delivers the Dr.Web Anti-virus service to subscribers. The update resolves known issues with the software.


The European network of anti-virus security: A new deployment of Dr.Web AV-Desk in Spain

Doctor Web, a Russian IT security vendor and the Russian market leader in Internet security services for ISPs, is pleased to announce the deployment of Dr.Web AV-Desk at the Spanish company Infratech Solutions. This allows the company’s numerous partners to provide the Dr.Web Anti-virus service to end-users.



Android adware “sets up” other programs

Mobile advertising has long become one of the main sources of getting revenue. However, this way of money making is interesting not only for honest software developers but also for virus makers. Android.Spy.510 is one of the latest Trojans detected by Doctor Web specialists. It installs an unwanted program module on Android mobile devices. The module displays advertisements on top of the majority of launched programs.


Free file decryption assistance—only for PCs protected by Dr.Web at the moment of infection

Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web is announcing that it is making changes with regards to the conditions under which it renders free technical support services to Dr.Web users whose systems have been compromised by Trojan.Encoder encryption ransomware. Now support will only be rendered if—at the moment of infection—the affected PCs were running Dr.Web Security Space or Dr.Web Anti-virus for Windows 9.0 or later, Dr.Web Enterprise Security Suite (v.6+) and were under the protection of an active commercial Dr.Web license.


Doctor Web announces the discovery of Linux.Encoder.2

Emergence of new encryption ransomware for Linux that was dubbed Linux.Encoder.1 got a huge response from ordinary users and IT specialists worldwide—as it turned out, even such secure system as Linux can become a target of ransomware Trojans. Moreover, recently, at least two other representatives of this family came into light. Doctor Web security researchers have carefully examined one of them and dubbed it Linux.Encoder.2.

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