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#1 howard11

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Posted 08 November 2006 - 02:13 AM

I recently downloaded the english version of this program. Does anyone know how it works, instructions etc. Does it just work in the background?

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Posted 08 November 2006 - 02:32 AM

Do you really trust a program produced by the ChiComs?

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Posted 08 November 2006 - 06:38 PM

thanks boofhead.

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Posted 08 November 2006 - 07:08 PM

Post #27 in the link below has info that might be what you are looking for:
http://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread....1981&page=2

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Posted 09 November 2006 - 09:48 PM

thanks, will have a look.

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Posted 16 November 2006 - 01:05 PM

Icesword is not only a legit program but one of the best rootkit detectors out there. Unfortunately documentation is scarce. What do you want to know specifically if you have not figured it out already?

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Posted 18 November 2006 - 01:27 AM

Basically I just wanted to know if it is a program that I have to set up and tinker with or is it something that just runs in the background. What happens if this program finds something? Does it just delete it or let you know? I know there are lots of things to look at, but being a novice I don't really know what I'm looking at. Pretty vague, but thanks in advance for your help.

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Posted 18 November 2006 - 09:29 AM

I would consider IceSword to be more of an advanced tool. It is a stand-alone tool that shows you program components (processes) in memory, Ports, API hooking, Services, Startups and more. It will not actually tell you if you are infected or not unless you know what you're looking for. If you don't, you're probably better off with something like UnHackMe.

There is a translated tutorial for using IceSword here.
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