Rustock. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

Rustock | Type: Backdoors
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Rustock is a stealthy backdoor that provides the attacker with unauthorized remote access to the compromised computer. Although the parasite does not allow the intruder to control the infected PC, it converts the system to a hidden proxy used for certain malicious purposes, such as sending e-mail spam. Rustock uses an integrated rootkit to hide its registry entries, files and active processes. It is able to avoid detection by popular rootkit detectors and removers. Rustock runs as a service on every Windows startup. Rustock properties:
• Allows remote user connection
• Connects itself to the internet
• Hides from the user
• Stays resident in background

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Rustock manual removal

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Geolocation of Rustock

Map reveals the prevalence of Rustock. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: United States.

Information added: 06/07/06 00:38; information updated: 06/07/06 00:38

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