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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Delete directories: C:\Windows\System32:[X]
C:\Winnt\System32:[X] Misc: [X] is a random number.
Geolocation of Rustock
This map reveals the prevalence
of Rustock. Countries and regions that have been affected the most
are: United States.
QR code for Rustock removal instructions
QR is short for Quick Response. They can be read quickly by the mobile phones. QR codes can store more data than
standard barcodes, including url links, geo coordinates, and text. The reason we add QR code to the
website is that parasites like Rustock are really hard to remove on infected computer.
you can quicly scan the QR code with your mobile device and have manual removal instructions to
uninstall Rustock right in your pocket.
Simply use the QR scanner and read removal instructions from mobile device.
Information added: 2006-06-07 00:38
Information updated: 2006-06-07 00:38
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