January 26, 2017
The company "Doctor Web" - Russian producer of anti-virus protection of information solutions branded Dr.Web - announces conducted DDoS-attack on its corporate website, in connection with which some online services have been temporarily disabled. Our experts have done their best for a speedy recovery accessibility site and all of its resources.
Please note that the DDoS-attack bears no danger to the personal data of users or any resources of the company, as is a large number of auto-generated requests to network resources to make it more difficult to access it. The internal resources of the company and do not experience outages, so that the virus database are compiled and updated quickly, protect our users against malicious software is not in danger.
"Doctor Web" web site administration and the company apologizes the inconvenience.
"Doctor Web" reminds massive DDoS-attacks are usually carried out with malicious software infected computers and devices, therefore reducing the number of cyber attacks on the websites you should regularly check any computers that have access to the network, Antivirus. Periodic checks can be carried out free utility Dr.Web CureIt! even in the presence of other antivirus on your computer. If the device (including the so-called device "Internet of Things", susceptible to infection with the Trojan family Linux.Mirai, the source of which was published on the Internet) does not allow the installation of a full-featured anti-virus, using Dr.Web Anti-Virus for Linux, you can check them over SSH . Also, do not forget to change the factory settings on the access device and put them on custom passwords.