How to discover hidden rootkits

Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by ronjor, Sep 16, 2012.

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  1. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

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    http://www.techradar.com/news/computing/pc/how-to-discover-hidden-rootkits-1095174
     
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    tnx Ronjor! :thumb:

    i just downloaded the BitDefender RescueDisk and gonna try it later on.

    i don't expect to find anything but you never know...

    Rootkits by their very nature is probably one of the malware i am concerned about the most since they can 'cloak' themselves and make themselves invisible.
     
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    booted from the cd.

    it took about 20 minutes to scan my OS drive.
    all came up clean.

    i probably have NoScript to thank from protecting me from drive-by download.
    that and also for the fact i scan all suspicious downloads with on-demand AVs (HMP, VirusTotal and Jotti's).
     
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