Kaspersky TDSSKiller Portable
Finding and removing malware from a computer is a task that can be done in a variety of ways, depending on the threats that are targeted. While a fully fledged antivirus solution may incorporate the necessary modules and features for carrying out this job, in many cases a tool that is trained to detect and erase some specific virus.
One of the applications that are designed to fight off some particular infections is Kaspersky TDSSKiller Portable. With this powerful software solution, several types of malicious programs can be blotted out.
Especially tailored for use on the go, this utility is able to clean Rootkit.Win32.TDSS malware, as well as other types of rootkits and some botkits also. To make it more easy to utilize and accessible for all users, Kaspersky TDSSKiller Portable has a simple yet neat interface.
Even if it can be run from a GUI (in Normal Mode or Safe mode), it would have been a lot better if it were possible to deploy it before the operating system boots up and thus remove the malware that loads with the OS or prevents it from starting up.
If the infection is present but not too aggressive and Kaspersky TDSSKiller Portable can be started, it is possible to configure the scan scope from the dedicated area. Thus, by checking the corresponding boxes, system memory, services and drivers, boot sectors as well as loaded modules can be verified.
Additionally, the application can be set to detect the file system created by the TDSS rootkit (TDLFS) and also perform an inspection of the file digital signatures to make sure everything is set in good order and the files were not tampered by malware.
Thanks to its great ease of use, Kaspersky TDSSKiller Portable is one of the best tools of its kind, well suited for less experienced users.