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29.09

New Mac OS X botnet discovered

In September 2014, Doctor Web's security experts researched several new threats to Mac OS X. One of them turned out to be a complex multi-purpose backdoor that entered the virus database as Mac.BackDoor.iWorm. Criminals can issue commands that get this program to carry out a wide range of instructions on the infected machines. A statistical analysis indicates that there are more than 17,000 unique IP addresses associated with infected Macs.

26.09

Dr.Web for Android Light hits 50 million milestone!

Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web is pleased to announce that Dr.Web for Android Light has passed the fifty million download mark on Google Play. Thus, one of the world’s most popular anti-viruses for Android has set a new record, leaving behind the many popular applications available via this platform.

24.09

Free Dr.Web utility restores files encrypted by Android.Locker.2.origin ransomware

Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web has released a free Dr.Web utility that decrypts files corrupted by Android.Locker.2.originransomware.

20.05

6.2.4 for Dr.Web AV-Desk updated

Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web has updated the Subscription Control Center (SCC) of its Dr.Web AV-Desk Internet service to version 6.2.4.

27.01

Subscription Control Center 6.2 for Dr.Web AV-Desk updated

Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web has updated the Subscription Control Center (SCC) of the Internet service Dr.Web AV-Desk to version 6.2.3.

19.11

Dr.Web AV-Desk Internet service updated to version 6.2.

Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web has updated its Dr.Web AV-Desk Internet service to version 6.2. Now subscribers to the Dr.Web Anti-virus service can also protect their devices running Mac OS X. In addition, the update resolves known defects in the service software.

29.09

New Mac OS X botnet discovered

In September 2014, Doctor Web's security experts researched several new threats to Mac OS X. One of them turned out to be a complex multi-purpose backdoor that entered the virus database as Mac.BackDoor.iWorm. Criminals can issue commands that get this program to carry out a wide range of instructions on the infected machines. A statistical analysis indicates that there are more than 17,000 unique IP addresses associated with infected Macs.

29.09

The Mac.BackDoor.iWorm threat in detail

Doctor Web's security researchers have dissected the complex malicious program Mac.BackDoor.iWorm, a threat affecting computers running Mac OS X. As of September 29, 2014, 18,519 unique IP addresses were used by infected computers to connect the botnet created by hackers using this backdoor.

24.09

Free Dr.Web utility restores files encrypted by Android.Locker.2.origin ransomware

Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web has released a free Dr.Web utility that decrypts files corrupted by Android.Locker.2.originransomware.

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