Free Anti-Rootkit Tools

Apr 24, 2007

Many free tools are available to detect rootkits. Some also attempt to remove them.

For some reason, free has become the normal price for anti-rootkit tools, and there's a new one now. AVG, the maker of security software products including the popular free AVG Anti-Virus, now has a free AVG Anti-Rootkit program of it's own. The program supports Windows 2000 and Windows XP (32-bit) and does not provide any live protection, just scanning for and removal of rootkits.

Some other free Windows anti-rootkit tools:

Copyright 2007 by Ziff Davis Media, Distributed by United Press International

Explore further: Body by smartphone

add to favorites email to friend print save as pdf

Related Stories

The source of the sky's X-ray glow

44 minutes ago

In findings that help astrophysicists understand our corner of the galaxy, an international research team has shown that the soft X-ray glow blanketing the sky comes from both inside and outside the solar system.

End dawns for Europe's space cargo delivery role

9 hours ago

Europe will close an important chapter in its space flight history Tuesday, launching the fifth and final robot ship it had pledged for lifeline deliveries to the International Space Station.

Startup offers elderly an Internet key to family links

10 hours ago

Two grandmothers mystified by computer tablets have inspired a French-Romanian startup to develop an application and service to help the elderly stay in touch with their relatives through the Internet.

Recommended for you

Body by smartphone

11 hours ago

We love our smartphones. Since they marched out of the corporate world and into the hands of consumers about 10 years ago, we've relied more and more on our iPhone and Android devices to organize our schedules, ...

Breakthrough elastic cloud-to cloud networking

13 hours ago

Scientists from AT&T, IBM and Applied Communication Sciences (ACS) announced a proof-of-concept technology that reduces set up times for cloud-to-cloud connectivity from days to seconds. This advance is a major step forward ...

Security CTO to detail Android Fake ID flaw at Black Hat

Jul 29, 2014

Where have you heard this before: A team of security researchers discover a security flaw in Android devices. This is, however, news. This time, experts are talking about a flaw that involves a widespread ...

Software provides a clear overview in long documents

Jul 25, 2014

In the future, a software will help users better analyze long texts such as the documents for calls for bids, which are often more than one thousand pages long. Experts at Siemens' global research unit Corporate ...

User comments : 0