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How to tell if its a rootkit infection

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#1 certifiedtech321


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Posted 23 August 2012 - 02:43 PM

Is there a quick scan progrma or do or any tell tale signs of it?

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#2 boopme


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Posted 23 August 2012 - 06:13 PM

Hello,there a a few programs to look for them with.
It is hard to say there are exact symptoms,though some do cause redirects,

Kurt Dillard:

The details are lacking, but a few key pieces of information stand out. Frequent operating system crashes on a variety of systems that had been reliable means that something has changed on the affected computers. Antivirus software automagically disabling itself is another significant clue. Finally, the fact that the standard security tools can't find any malware suggests that if there is new software on these computers, it is running in stealth mode with files hidden from view but still operating.


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