McAfee Rootkit Detective 1.1

by admin November 26, 2007 at 4:06 pm

McAfee (AVERT Stinger) is a program designed and developed by McAfee Avert Labs to proactively detect and clean rootkits that are running on the system.

McAfee Rootkit Detective should only be used by knowledgeable individuals at the direction of, and with the support of, a representative from McAfee Avert Labs or McAfee Technical Support. Improper usage of this tool could result in damage to your applications or operating system.

This program is not dependent on any signatures and can proactively detect most of the existing and upcoming rootkits and allow the user to clean them.

· Designed to proactively detect the system objects like processes, files and registry that are hidden to the user.
· Provides information about all running processes in the system.
· Provides information about various system hooks like SSDT(System Service Descriptor Table) hooks, user/kernel IAT/EAT(Import/Export Address Table) hooks.
· Allows the user to clean/remove the malicious objects from the system by renaming/deleting the hidden files/registry.
· Allows the user to terminate the malicious processes.
· Users can submit samples using the submission feature present in the tool.
· Users can also collect the samples manually after renaming them and submit to for further analysis.

Rootkit Detective log file contains details of the hidden files. The files once renamed after reboot will have a .REN extension. User can search for the same on the system and can submit these files for further analysis with your comments to

Download: McAfee Rootkit Detective 1.1