Definition of Rootkit.Boot.SST.b:
Rootkit.Boot.SST.b is a new released virus recently. How much do you know about this nasty virus? We have done lots of research since we met this malware. According to what I know, this pest has infected thousands of computers all over the world. It can be spread quickly via social networks no matter where you are. As Rootkit.Boot.SST.b virus can open backdoors to the attackers without your permission, it’s categorized as a highly dangerous virus. Once this malware is installed in your PC, it hides under different extension secretly. You may realize that your PC is slowing down obviously. However, can you notice that it’s consuming your PC resources, changing the windows registry, bring in more malicious virus or changing your homepage? To be honest, most of the actions are finished unconsciously. Though it can be detected by the legitimate anti-virus, none of them can remove it completely. If it’s not completely removed, it can repair itself automatically. The longer it stays, the more dangerous it’s to your computer. Every time you turn on your PC, it executes immediately. Not only the system but also your personal information such as account number and password is in danger. When you run anti-virus software, you got TDSSKiller said it found Rootkit.Boot.SST.b, SAS shows a clean scan now, ESET shows several threats (found variants of Win32/Kryptic.ACVJ and AITU as well as Win32/Sirefef.EV). Instead of being upset and anxious, I may suggest you to fight against it as soon as possible.
You must be confused how you get this annoying thing. Even you didn’t surf the pornographic website or something like that, the virus just pop up suddenly. The anti-virus keep recording the warning. I may tell you that there are several common ways to get infected, a questionable link, email attachment, free online resources and so on. To avoid this malicious virus, you must be careful when surfing the Internet.
Rootkit.Boot.SST.b virus is such a horrible thing.
1) Most of the programs are blocked, the anti-virus and browser for example.
2)More malicious virus are downloaded unconsciously.
3)Systems settings or windows registry is modified.
4)Highly consumes the PC resources.
5)Fake alerts containing critical errors and system restart automatically.
6) Takes more time to boot up or turn off, system running much more slowly.
7)Attackers may control your PC remotely and steal your personal information.
Step-by-step guide to remove Rootkit Boot.SSTb manually and completely.
Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC. Open the Windows Task Manager.
If that didn’t work, try another way. Press the Start button and click on the Run option. This will start the Run tool. Type in taskmgr and press OK. This should start the Windows Task Manager
Step 2: Within the Windows Task Manager click on the Processes tab. Find the process by name. random.exe. Then scroll the list to find required process. Select it with your mouse or keyboard and click on the End Process button. This will kill the process.
Step 3: Delete malicious registry entries.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionWinlogon [BackDoor Generic15 BHGZ]
Step 4?Remove malicious files of Rootkit.Boot.SST.b
C:Documents and Settingsadminlocal settingstemprandom.exe
%Documents and Settings%[UserName]Application Data[random]
%AllUsersProfile%Application Data (Rootkit.Boot.SST.b)
Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:
Based on various situations and computer skills, you can choose the following solutions fit for you.
1. Follow the steps we provide to manually remove the virus.
2. If you failed to remove Rootkit.Boot.SST.b infection with the method above, please consult YooSecurity certified professionals to remove it completely. Live chat with professionals now
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on July 24, 2012 7:15 am