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Avira Free Antivirus

Protect and secure your data with award-winning malware protection.

4 stars Editors' rating on Oct 22, 2015
4 stars Users' rating out of 4220 reviews
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Ad-Aware Free Antivirus +

Protect your personal computer against virus and spyware attacks.

4 stars Editors' rating on Dec 8, 2014
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Panda Anti-Rootkit

Uncover hidden system resources identifying known and unknown rootkits.

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Norton Security

Stop online threats without slowing down your PC.

4 stars Editors' rating on Oct 1, 2014
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Microsoft Security Essentials

Protect your computer with Microsoft's latest security software.

4 stars Editors' rating on Dec 22, 2010
4 stars Users' rating out of 667 reviews
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Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit

Detect and remove the nastiest malicious rootkits

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SuperAntiSpyware Professional

Detect and remove spyware, malware, rootkits, trojans, hijackers, and other malicious threats.

4 stars Users' rating out of 177 reviews
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SpyWall Anti-Spyware

Remove spyware and keep them out with a browser sandbox.

4 stars Editors' rating on Nov 7, 2008
4 stars Users' rating out of 91 reviews
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Protect Windows from rootkit Trojan horses and malicious processes.

4 stars Editors' rating on Feb 27, 2009
3 stars Users' rating out of 41 reviews
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Protect your PC against breaking cyber threats with free antivirus, parental Web control, and VPN.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on May 1, 2014
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Android researcher: Carrier IQ 'diagnostic' tool really a rootkit spy

A researcher claims software installed on many smartphones could be used to obtain sensitive information on users. Carriers deny the possibility.

By November 17, 2011


Did Sony add a rootkit to PS3 firmware update?

Gamers on a forum allege that Sony added a rootkit to its latest PlayStation 3 firmware update, version 3.56. So far, Sony hasn't responded to the claim.

By February 2, 2011


Spy rootkit goes after Indian, Iranian systems

A data-harvesting rootkit is infecting systems in India, Iran, and Indonesia, according to security companies.

By July 19, 2010


Researchers to demo rootkit on Android phone

Defcon demo to show rootkit running on an Android-based smartphone that could give an intruder full access to all the functions of the device.

By June 2, 2010


Security Bites 104: Of rootkits and online gaming flaws

CNET's Robert Vamosi talks with author Greg Hoglund about rootkits, software vulnerabilities, and online gaming.

By June 20, 2008


Cisco reacts to IOS Network rootkit presentation

Routers and voice over IP phones could be compromised by attacks such as the Da IOS Rootkit disclosed over the weekend at a European security conference.

By May 27, 2008


Microsoft scoops up rootkit finder Komoku

The start-up's rootkit detection technology will be added into Microsoft's Windows Live OneCare and Forefront security products.

By March 20, 2008


MBR rootkit targets Windows users

Fortunately, the risk to end users is low if system has been patched with Microsoft updates.

By January 10, 2008


Virtual rootkits not a problem, say researchers

Hypervisor technology cannot be used to hide rootkits from detection, according to a study by Carnegie Mellon and Stanford researchers.

By October 2, 2007


Sony pleads innocent in latest rootkit fiasco

McAfee joins ranks of those criticizing Sony over rootkit-like behavior of device driver used to run its Micro Vault USB.

By August 31, 2007