Antirootkit.com aims to help ordinary computer users gain an understanding
of Rootkits, what they can do and steps to remove them. This site
aims to provide information on all aspects of Rootkit Information,
Prevention, Detection, Indentification and Removal.
A rootkit is a program that is designed to hide itself and other
programs, data, and/or activity including viruses, backdoors, keyloggers
and spyware on a computer system.
A Rootkit can keep itself, other files, registry keys and network
connections hidden from detection and this is why they are so dangerous.
Rootkits are used to hide the existence of Spyware, Trojans, Keyloggers
and other malware on computers. They are also commonly used by hackers
to hide the backdoors they install on computers.
The rise in the use of Rootkits can be seen at the moment as more
Spyware creators are trying to hide their installation from the
evolving Spyware scanners and virus writers trying to hide their
stats show that over 500,000 computers are infected with the
Sony Rootkit. Are you infected?
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