VBA32 AntiRootkit (2014)

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  1. Durad

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    Is VBA32 AntiRootkit still developed?

    Is it effective against latest rootkits?

    I was trying to open English help file from their web site, however, it does not work...
     
  2. DoctorPC

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    VBA32 appears to be undeveloped, if not entirely closed down.

    They haven't had a product update in about two years, and are still using a 1990's interface.. I cannot say about their definitions. I used VBA32 many years ago, when it was quite effective, and they had some great malware researchers in their lab.. Those days appear to be over.

    PS: VBA32 malware researchers were one of the first to discover StuxNet and Flame.
     
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    Are you suspecting a rootkit?
     
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    they only offer a product that works with up through Vista.:'( It is ashame as they have the sleeper product of them all for zero day malware. I really hope they acquire what is needed to get this going. They are a great company and deserve better.
     
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    an so they work for who now?

    I can think of three right off hand..
    that could be a possibility:shifty:
     
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    I wondered why the company seemed to go to sleep, since I was beta testing one of their products.
     
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    Ah so the Russians that use the same snooping tools got him? damn
     
  9. DoctorPC

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    I was one of the few that knew VBA32 labs found Stuxnet. Mostly because I was one of the first testers of their product in the late 1990s, and had some nice friends there. But after the detection, and some fame that came along with it, most of the team seemed to part ways. As far as I can tell, at this point the product is dead. They really did have a nice lab, with some excellent talent.

    Sad but true. Another one bites the dust.
     
  10. AF_

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    Guys,

    It's indeed a hard times for VBA. Many really good guys left the company and we have changed the development vector, that's why you haven't heard much about us for the past few years. I can't tell you much, but the good thing is that Vba32 AntiRootKit is still alive, supported and able to detect & cure the latest threats for both x86 and x64 platforms, including the latest Windows 8.1. And this private version will be opened to the public in the nearest time.
    Stay tuned ;)
     
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    It's really ~ Snipped as per TOS ~ unfair that it's them who are on the verge of going under, but the ones who can't even look after their update servers, much less our computers, rake in the millions.
     
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    Brother, glad to see you are still in the game.. You guys had one of the best labs in the world in regards to raw talent. I hope you can bring it back up, I love that product.

    Can Wilders folks flag you as a developer, and can you stick around and keep us posted?
     
  13. AF_

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    Thanks! I'm trying to do my best, but I can't change some things unfortunately.
    That would be really great. Do you know anyone who can do that ?
    I visit this forum really infrequently. But I will post here once the new public version of Vba32 AntiRootKit will be available for download. We're planning to do that in March or maybe in early April. This year :) (kidding)
     
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