A Rootkit virus is a stealth type of malware that is designed to hide the existence of certain processes or programs on your computer from regular detection methods, so as to allow it or another malicious process privileged access to your [...]
Rootkits are a form of virulent malware that mask malicious software from being detected by an antivirus software. While these days most security software do include Rootkit detection capabilities, at some point it may happen that you require the help of [...]
Oshi Unhooker is a free rootkit scanner that scans and removes any hidden rootkit from your computer. You may ask, what is a Rootkit? Rootkits in Windows are typically used to mask malicious software from an antivirus program. It is [...]
Bitdefender has just released its new experiment in anti-malware, the Bitdefender Rootkit Remover. Rootkits for Windows are typically used to mask malicious software from an antivirus program. It is used for malicious purposes by viruses, worms, backdoors and spyware. A virus combined [...]
Most of you may be aware of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware whose free version is very popular among Windows users. The same people have now released Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit, which is currently in the beta stage. Rootkits for Windows are typically used to mask malicious software from [...]
Microsoft Malware Protection Center has made available for download its Threat Report on Rootkits. The report examines one of the more insidious types of malware threatening organizations and individuals today — the rootkit. The report examines how attackers use rootkits, [...]
TDL3 rootkit is one of the most advanced rootkit ever seen in the wild. The rootkit was stable and could infect 32 bit Windows operating system; although administrator rights were needed to install the infection in the system.
While it is possible to hide malware in a way that will fool even the traditional antivirus/antispyware products, most malware programs are already using rootkits to hide deep on yourWindows PC … and they are getting more dangerous! The DL3 rootkit is [...]