Title: Rustock
Type: Backdoors

Remove Rustock
Removal instructions

 
Severity scale:Rustock severity is 61  (61 / 100)
 
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

Automatic Rustock removal:

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SpyHunter is recommended remover to uninstall Rustock. You should confirm using free trial that it detects current version of parasite.

Note: Manual assistance required means that one or all of removers were unable to remove parasite without some manual intervention, please read manual removal instructions below.

If you failed to remove Rustock using SpyHunter, submit question to our support team and provide as much details as possible.
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Rustock snapshot:

Rustock manual removal:

Delete registry values:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\pe386
Delete files:
pe386.sys
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:

Rustock qrcode
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 00:38:41
Information updated: 2006-06-07 00:38:41

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