SpIDer Gate scans HTTP traffic and blocks malicious objects. HTTP is used by browsers, download managers, and other applications which work with the internet. SpIDer Gate does not check data transmitted over cryptographic protocols, such as HTTPS.
By default, SpIDer Gate filters non-recommended websites and websites known as infection sources.
SpIDer Gate automatically launches on Windows startup and resides in memory.
To enable or disable traffic scan and non-recommended websites filter
1.Open Dr.Web , then select .
2.In the open window, click tile.
3.Enable or disable SpIDer Gate by using the switcher .
Figure 34. Enabling/Disabling SpIDer Gate
In this section:
Traffic check options
The default SpIDer Gate settings are optimal for most cases. Do not change them unnecessarily.
To open SpIDer Gate parameters
1.Make sure Dr.Web operates in (the lock at the bottom of the program window is open ). Otherwise, click the lock .
2.Click the tile. A component parameters window opens.
Figure 35. HTTP traffic check parameters
In the group, you can enable scanning of URLs and files transmitted by instant messaging clients, such as Mail.ru Agent, ICQ, and Jabber clients. Only incoming traffic is checked. By default, the option is enabled.
The following actions are applied to the found threats:
When SpIDer Gate scans URLs in messages, the and excluded from scan have an effect.
In the group, you can enable automatic blocking of URLs listed due to a notice from copyright owners and blocking unreliable websites. For this, enable the corresponding option.
To allow access to necessary websites in the group.
To access this and following sections, click the link.
SpIDer Gate can block the following malware:
To enable blocking of malware, click the link and enable the corresponding switchers in the group. By default, SpIDer Gate blocks suspicious programs, adware and dialers.
SpIDer Gate can block unchecked and corrupted objects. By default, these settings are disabled. To open the settings, click the link.
and . The settings are disabled by default.
. In some cases Dr.Web cannot determine the final file size for example when loading the file. In this case, the file is sent for the scan in parts. It requires the use of computer resources. You can configure the resource use level and determine the frequency of sending files with unknown size. If you select a high resource use level, files will be sent more frequently and will be scanned faster. However, frequent scans increase processor load.
. By default, SpIDer Gate scans incoming traffic only. If necessary, you can select HTTP traffic type to scan.
During the traffic scanning, the SpIDer Gate parameters, the , and the have an effect.