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by: phil66 November 24, 2006 10:26 AM PST

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Rootkit software

by phil66 - 11/24/06 10:26 AM

I have just installed two rootkit programs

Sophos Rootkit
When I run it there are no hidden items

Rootkit Revealer
First run show 4 items 2 in security\policies\secrets
1 in preftech and 1 in system restore

On the second scan it found 5 items 2 in security
3 in system restore.The prefetch item did not show on this scan

When checking regedit for items hklm security would not expand should I have uploaded hives..

Why is there no way to clean from rootkit revealer
Am I wasting time trying to use rootkit revealer
Is sophos the more accurate of the two program or should I be using some other program

This is my first attempt at running rootkits so any help will be appreciated

Thanks
Ray

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