Roguekiller

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Roguekiller

#1 Post by TP109 » Sun Mar 03, 2013 4:53 am

RogueKiller Site

32 and 64 bit versions. Executable file.

Writeup on RogueKiller at TechRepublic here.

This app is popular on many security sites. I've used it a couple of times, but I'm not familiar with all of its capabilities. It writes its scan logs to the desktop and that's not configurable, so I don't know if that disqualifies it. Either way, nice to know about.

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Description : RogueKiller is a program written in C++ and able to :

Kill malicious processes
Stop malicious services
Unload malicious DLLs from processes
Kill malicious hidden processes
Find and remove malicious autostart entries:
Hijack entries:
Read / Fix DNS Hijacks (DNS Fix button)
Read / Fix Proxy Hijacks (Proxy Fix button)
Read / Fix Hosts Hijacks (Hosts Fix button)
Restore shortcuts / files hidden by rogues of type "Fake HDD"
Read / Fix malicious Master Boot Record (MBR) -- Even hidden by rootkit
List / Fix SSDT - Shadow SSDT - IRP Hooks (Even with inline hooks)
Find and restore system files patched / faked by a rootkit

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Re: Roguekiller

#2 Post by Midas » Sat Jan 23, 2016 3:47 pm

RogueKiller v11.0.8.0 released (changelog at http://www.adlice.com/softs/roguekiller/Changelog.txt).

Note: Webpage is now at http://www.adlice.com/softwares/roguekiller/.
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Re: Roguekiller

#3 Post by TP109 » Sat Jan 23, 2016 8:31 pm

It's easier to download Roguekiller from here to bypass all the donation requests and confusing layout for locating the download links on the developer's site: http://www.majorgeeks.com/files/details ... iller.html.

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Re: Roguekiller

#4 Post by Midas » Tue May 16, 2017 9:50 am

RogueKiller v12.10.9.0 released (chagelog at http://download.adlice.com/RogueKiller/Changelog.txt).
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FYI, Adlice Software also provides RogueKillerCMD for free, a command line only version of their malware stomping utility: http://www.adlice.com/download/roguekillercmd/.
(3rd party review at https://betanews.com/2017/03/29/rogueki ... re-hunter/).
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Following the WannaCry debacle over the last weekend, one can not be too prepared... :o

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