Kaspersky TDSSKiller 126.96.36.199 (8.48 Mb) is a utility to detect and remove rootkits, malware that secretly introduced into the system and intercepts system functions. Kaspersky TDSSKiller designed to combat malware family Rootkit.Win32.TDSS (Tidserv, TDSServ, Alureon); bootkit; rootkit. It works without installation and allow startup in normal mode and safe.
Rootkit (rootkit) – a program or set of programs to hide the traces of the attacker or malware in the system. On Windows rootkit interpreted a program that is being introduced into the system and intercepts system functions (Windows API). Intercept modifying low-level API-function, especially, the program allows qualitative enough to mask their presence in the system. In addition, as a rule, rootkits can mask the presence of one of the systems described in the configuration process, the directories and files on a disk, registry keys. Many rootkits install their drivers and services (they are “invisible”).
Treatment of infected system using TDSSKiller:
- Download TDSSKiller archive and extract it to a folder on the infected (or potentially infected) PC using the archiving program (eg, WinRAR);
- Run TDSSKiller.exe;
- Wait for the scan and treatment. After treatment, you may need to restart.