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Rookie. How to Remove? (Uninstall Guide)

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Rookie is a relatively simple trojan written in Visual Basic Script. It disables the Task Manager and drops malicious files to the compromised system. It also renames the main system drive. Rookie secretly runs on every Windows startup. Rookie properties:
• Hides from the user
• Stays resident in background

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Rookie manual removal

Delete registry values:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\msdir32
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\rundll32
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\vscan
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System\DisableTaskMgr=1
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\SpecialAccounts\UserList\Admin=0
Delete files:
joke.vbs, rookie.vbs, msdir32.bat
Misc:
Rookie files reside in default system directory that is C:\WINDOWS\System32 or C:\WINNT\System32.

Geolocation of Rookie

Map reveals the prevalence of Rookie. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: Panama, Canada, United States, Costa Rica and Philippines.

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