Metalrock. How to remove?
(Uninstall guide)

Metalrock is also known as Tastyred | Type: Backdoors
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Metalrock, also known as Tastyred, is a backdoor that gives the attacker unauthorized remote access to a compromised computer. Once executed, Metalrock installs a modified variant of mIRC chat client, which automatically contacts the attacker. The threat allows him to download and upload arbitrary files, collect system information, update the backdoor and perform a DDOS attack against predefined remote hosts. Metalrock also attempts to delete Windows essential networking tools. The backdoor runs on every Windows startup. Metalrock properties:
• Allows remote user connection
• Connects itself to the internet
• Hides from the user
• Stays resident in background

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Metalrock manual removal

Kill processes:
metalrock.exe, metalrock-is-gay.exe
Delete registry values:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Windows MeTaLRoCk service
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices\Windows MeTalRoCk service
Delete files:
metalrock.exe, metalrock-is-gay.exe

Information added: 03/19/04 10:00; information updated: 09/29/05 15:16

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