Rootkits

Discussion in 'ewido anti-spyware forum' started by jamjar, Oct 20, 2006.

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  1. jamjar

    jamjar Guest

    Hi

    I recently scanned my pc with the free Sophos Anti-Rootkit program and fortunately nothing was detected. Do I need this program to scan periodically or does AVG Anti-Spyware have rootkit detection?
     
  2. farmerlee

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    I'd say it probably doesn't at this point in time. AVG does have an antirootkit program in beta testing which they may incorporate into their AS sometime in the future.
     
  3. greenhatch

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    sophos anti rootkit is free: i will continue to use.
     
  4. ASpace

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    I would suggest Gmer , use it to scan for rootkits
    It is very good and acurate , IMO .
    www.gmer.net
     
  5. lodore

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    you could also try f-secure's blacklight.
     
  6. Pedro

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    I'm looking for rootkit prevention. Currently using GeSWall. What software could complete GeSWall's protection? Freeware is what i'm looking for, but if you think only paid ones are worth, i'm open to suggestions.
    Socket Shield and Samurai, Neoava, Antihook, Cyberhawk? Which do you recomend using? (i'm aware they are diferent)
     
  7. the Tester

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    GMER is an exellent suggestion! Ice Sword is another good one.
     
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