A particularly vile rootkit called Popureb had many advising victims to clear their hard drives of all traces of Windows and do a total reinstall.
Fortunately, Microsoft found a way to remove this little demon without all the fuss. But some experts think the advice of starting from scratch was probably right the first time, and that the only way to truly excise the malware is a full system rebuild.
Have you or your end users been hit by Popureb? If so, what was your cleansing method? Experiences and advice equally welcome at [email protected]
Posted by Doug Barney on 07/06/2011 at 1:18 PM
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