In the window you can restrict access to certain devices or buses and configure the list of allowed devices.
To open the window
1.Open Dr.Web , then select .
2.In the open window, click tile.
3.Make sure Dr.Web operates in (the lock at the bottom of the program window is open ). Otherwise, click the lock .
4.Click the tile.
Figure 83. Access to the Devices window
In this section:
You can enable the corresponding settings to:
•Block access to data on removable media (USB flash, floppy, CD/DVD, Zip drives, etc.).
•Block sending jobs to printers.
•Block data transfer via local networks and the internet.
Figure 84. Device blocking parameters
All options are disabled by default.
The function of device blocking allows you to block one or several device classes on all the buses and also to block all the devices connected to one or several buses. Device classes are all devices that perform the same functions (e.g., printing devices). Buses are communication subsystems for transferring data between functional units of the computer (for example, the USB).
To block access to the selected device classes or buses
1.Enable the option by using the switcher .
3.In the open window, you can that you want to restrict access to.
Notification on BadUSB vulnerable devices
Some of the infected USB devices can be identified by your computer as a keyboard. If you want Dr.Web to check whether the connected USB device is a keyboard, enable the option. In this case, when a keyboard is connected, you are prompted to press the specified keys.
Figure 85. Keyboard unblock window
When you click the link, a window with a detailed information on the device opens.
After you restrict access to some buses or device classes, you can allow access to certain devices by adding them to the list of allowed devices. You can also add a certain device to this list if you do not want it to be checked for BadUSB vulnerability.
To add devices to the list of allowed devices, in the option click (the link is active if restrictions are set). In the open window, you can to which the access restrictions are not applied.