Everyone knows that once you are on malicious or fraudulent websites, your PC can easily become infected, especially if your computer or mobile device does not have anti-virus software installed. But could this be avoided? Yes, and it’s as simple as this: if a website looks suspicious, you check it on this web page before clicking on the unknown link.
Attention! New threat!
Getting infected by browsing websites with a mobile device
Some Internet websites are cracked by hackers whose goal is to get into mobile devices. When entering a website from your usual PC, you'll get to a harmless online resource, but if exploring it from a smartphone, you'll be stealthily redirected to a site containing an unpleasant "surprise". With the help of compromised websites, cybercriminals can spread various malware programs, the most "popular" being various modifications of Android.SmsSend. A victim's losses depend on what type of Trojan family has penetrated their mobile device, i.e., the type of malicious payload it carries. Read about the details of this phenomenon in our news column.
Attention, mobile device users!
Install Dr.Web for Android which comes with a component called Cloud Checker, an URL Filter. This cloud filter will restrict access to inadvisable and potentially dangerous sites that fall into several categories; this is especially important for protecting children from inappropriate Internet content.
Cloud Checker, an URL-Filter, is included only in the full version of Dr.Web for Android (this program is not included in Dr.Web Light for Android). Buyers of Dr.Web Security Space and Dr.Web Anti-virus can use Dr.Web for Android free of charge.
Attention, PC and portable computer users!
Install Dr.Web LinkChecker
This is a free extension for checking web pages and files downloaded from the Internet. Install the extension to your browser and surf the World Wide Web without fear of a virus attack
Download Dr.Web LinkChecker for free
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