Sophos Anti-Rootkit

Sophos Anti-Rootkit

Average User Rating:
2.2
out of 16 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
1.3
File Size:
Not available
Date Added:
June 22, 2007
Price:
Free
Operating Systems:
Windows 2000/XP
Total Downloads:
47,832
Downloads Last Week:
2
Additional Requirements:
Not available

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The term rootkit is used to define a Trojan (or technology) used to hide the presence of a malicious object (process, file, registry key, network port) from the computer user or administrator. Removing rootkits without compromising system integrity is particularly challenging and needs to be done with care. Sophos Anti-Rootkit, finds and removes any rootkit that is hidden on your computer.

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All User Reviews
  • All Versions:

    2.2

    out of 16 votes

    • 5 star: 2
    • 4 star: 3
    • 3 star: 0
    • 2 star: 3
    • 1 star: 8
  • Current Version:

    2.2

    out of 14 votes

    • 5 star: 2
    • 4 star: 2
    • 3 star: 0
    • 2 star: 3
    • 1 star: 7
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  • 4 stars

    "A backup tool, not meant for standalone application"

    January 23, 2012   |   By IziNingishzidda

    Version: Not Found

    Pros

    Has caught quite a few bugs the big names like MBAM, Ad-Aware, AVG etc have not been able to. I consider it pretty powerful given the way it handles some bugs that bigger name tools cant get. Also if you get a virus that target disables protection software, Sophos usually survives this.

    Cons

    Not a standalone package, needs to be run seldomly

    Summary

    great for what it is, don't get caught without this in your emergency computer cure kit, it might be the solution!

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  • 1 stars

    "No basis for its analysis"

    April 13, 2010   |   By ezshaine

    Version: Not Found

    Pros

    Uses a DB built using information published on the Net.

    Cons

    It tries to imitate other programs but fails terribly.

    Summary

    It relies on data it collects from the internet not a real analysis of the product.

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