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Understanding rootkits and their diseased effects or effects is also very important for high-end and normal PC users. A rootkit is malicious software that, if allowed to install, can cause damage to your computer. The rootkit gives attackers access to the entire system, making it easier for them to attack your system and, in some cases, take the entire system hostage.
The delivery of the payload is one of the most important steps for attackers, it is something that is achieved by encouraging users to believe that they install something else, that is social engineering. Worse still, rootkits are extremely difficult to detect because they hide behind other applications.
The first warning tip would be to refrain from downloading from unknown sources. If you suspect that a rootkit infection has not been detected by your antivirus software, you should use a good rootkit detector and rootkit cleaner.
We have already looked at some free rootkit removal software. Today we take a look at another one called GMER Rootkit Detector and Remover Freeware for Windows PC.
GMER Rootkit Detector and Remover
GMER Rootkit Detector and Remover is a light rootkit scanner equipped with a simple user interface but which has proved too often useful. The best thing about GMER is that it does not come with a heavy installation file and other independent features.
Once you have downloaded the tool, simply start it and it will open GMER. The main window provides options for selecting the threads, libraries, services, modules, registry and files you want to scan.
By clicking button The scanning starts the scanning process. The tool searches for hidden processes, threads, modules, services, files, disk sectors (MBR), alternative data streams, registry keys, drivers with SSDT, drivers with IDT, drivers with IDT, drivers with IRP calls, and online hooks.
The tool also includes a Copy button (16) to copy scan results to the clipboard and a Save button (16) to save the file directly in the desired text format. You can also select the type of scan to perform, quick scan is recommended if you have already scanned C: once.
The quintessence – it is one of the lightest rootkit scanners ever and yes, it seems to scan anywhere, even the hidden one. You can download it from here.
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