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Microsoft clarifies MBR rootkit removal...

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#1 Allan


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Posted 01 July 2011 - 07:18 AM

Now says users don't have to reinstall Windows to remove super-stealthy malware, but botnet expert disagrees

Now says users don't have to reinstall Windows to remove super-stealthy malware, but botnet expert disagreesComputerworld - Microsoft yesterday clarified the advice it gave users whose Windows PCs are infected with a new, sophisticated rootkit that buries itself on the hard drive's boot sector. Several security researchers agreed with Microsoft's revisions, but a noted botnet expert doubted that the advice guaranteed a clean PC.

Full story here: http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9218062/Microsoft_clarifies_MBR_rootkit_removal_advice?taxonomyId=17

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Posted 26 July 2011 - 09:42 PM

If that's TDL4, then most experts say it's indestructible.

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